[kids-lib] Possible Summer Reading resource
katie.anderson at state.or.us
Mon Dec 19 08:07:41 PST 2011
I just received the following promotional email about a CD and activity book specifically created with the 2012 summer reading theme in mind. I thought some of you may be interested. This is not an endorsement. Please remember to review the items according to your collection development policy to make sure they are appropriate for your library and community.
Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528
From: Kitty and Jack Norton [wonderiffic.educational at gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, December 14, 2011 9:01 AM
To: info at zinghoppers.com
Subject: Youth Librarians! FREE Activity Guide, DVD & Public Performance License with "must-have" SRP kids CD!!
I am so excited!!! My wife Kitty and I are offering an awesome package to help librarians with Summer Reading programming. Listen to this: a CD with over 20 songs and puppet skits inspired by the 2012 SRP theme, a FREE 50 page downloadable Activity Guide, and - for orders placed by December 20 a FREE copy of our EMMY nominated PBS television special AND the Public Performance Rights to screen the film in your library for FREE!
We have been named the "#1 Children's Band in Education" and are so excited about our new CD, "Let's Dream And Read" - it's guaranteed to be a big hit with the kids at your library this summer! Please take a minute to read the rest of this email or visit: http://www.zinghoppers.com/cd.html
Have a zinghopperiffic holiday!
Named "Nashville's Best Kids Entertainers" by Parent Magazine...now seen on select PBS television stations nationwide!
The best-selling Summer Reading Program materials in the country!
"A MUST-HAVE FOR EVERY YOUTH LIBRARIAN!"
(American Youth Librarians)
OVER 20 NEW SONGS & PUPPET SKITS FOR THE 2012 SUMMER READING PROGRAM!
[http://www.zinghoppers.com/srpcd/LetsDreamAndRead.jpg] [http://www.zinghoppers.com/srpcd/FreeActivityGuide.jpg] It's time to dream and read with award-winning innovative educators, the Zinghoppers.
Youth Librarians will appreciate this new collection of songs that promote reading and encourage positive behavior. Librarians can have fun using this CD as part of the 2012 Summer Reading Program, at the start of events or during storytime. Turn stressful moments into fun learning experiences with practical, simple activity songs and fun, easy-to-use puppet skits.
Written by the husband and wife teaching team of Kitty and Jack Norton, and developed with education experts at the Mayo Clinic and by the Education Advisory Board of their PBS show, their library CD was called, "a must-have for every librarian" by the American Library Association. In the past year, the Zinghoppers have been nominated for three EMMY Awards, on the GRAMMY nomination ballot and launched a successful show now broadcast on PBS television stations across America!
Recorded in Nashville (with some of Music City's top session musicians), this rockin' CD is designed to be enjoyed by preschoolers and elementary age children. Over 20 awesome, rockin' songs and puppet skits featuring band members from Rascal Flatts, Kellie Picker, John Fogerty, Keith Urban, Jessica Simpson, Steven Curtis Chapman, Johnny Cash and Gretchen Wilson's touring bands. Guaranteed to provide children with an outlet for wiggles, while giving their brains a jump start in literacy. The summer just got a lot more fun with this remarkable CD that's guaranteed to get kids reading and dreaming big at your library!
Each CD includes a FREE 50 page downloadable
Activity Guide with printables, lyrics, fun facts, craft ideas and more...only available through December!
OUR SUMMER READING PROGRAM SONGS FOR LIBRARIANS
ARE THE MOST POPULAR IN THE COUNTRY!
KID TESTED...LIBRARIAN APPROVED!!
"A really creative and valuable learning tool, fun, kid-happy music that's educationally sound."
Nashville Parenting Examiner
"A must-have for every youth librarian."
American Library Association
"By far the best summer reading themed CD on the market."
Ernie Osborne, Chicago Public Library
"Your CD was the highlight of our summer reading program! The kids loved it!"
Maria Gonzalez, Youth Services, Los Angeles Public Library
"The songs are great and the puppet skits were lots of fun for our kids!"
Miss. Sandy, Youth Services, Brooklyn Public Library
"We love using the "Dewey Decimal Song" to show kids how books are organized. Brilliant!"
Alliance for Youth Librarians of the Southwest
"The songs provide a focusing factor for learning important skills."
Kecia Burcham, Guidance Counselor, Freedom Intermediate School
"A must-have for every educator."
Teaching Children Magazine
"The Wiggles meets Dr. Jean...essential for every educator."
Dr. Namdev Davis, Director, Early Childhood Development Institute
"Really cute songs that my kids love...and ask for by name!"
Miss. Sarah, Youth Services, Dallas Public Library
"Keeps anyone's toes tapping...a great tool!"
Dave Loftin, Chattanooga Parent Magazine
"I love this CD and you Zinghoppers are funny!"
Taneisha B. (age 4), Memphis, TN
Jack and Kitty Norton
PO Box 682873
Franklin, TN 37068
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