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Early Care & Education: Evaluating Picture Books

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CHOOSING QUALITY PICTURE BOOKS

Quality picture books are filled with diverse characters, settings and often contain rare words.                                                      

Does the book feature a cartoon character or have a movie or television tie-in? If so, it is probably written for commercial reasons and not a good choice. Use these tips to determine quality books:

BOOK LISTS

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