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You will receive information for your specific group after you sign up and pay your membership fee! Each group has its own room within Google Classroom with specific information like upcoming books, special features, etc. 

Do you have questions, concerns, or want to give someone on the Burst Into Books team a shoutout?

Toddlers Reading

GROUP 1

6 MONTHS to 3 YEARS

Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that includes early literacy engagement and fun with books, sing-along songs, fingerplays and body movement. Each storytime session will include a literacy expert guest.

Young Black Girls Reading

GROUP 2

4 YEARS to 7 YEARS

Children engage in group discussion about the focus book of the month. Instructor focuses on main components of the text to help children develop their comprehension skills. Each session will include an activity that allows participants to make connections within the text and the real world. A literacy expert guest will be present at each book club session.

Preteen Girls Reading

GROUP 3

8 YEAR to 10 YEARS

Children participate in group discussions and debates about the focus book of the month. Instructor challenges participants to make connections to previous text and real life experiences. Extension activities include writing, reader’s theater and art expression and are incorporated in the book session to help children demonstrate their understanding of the text. A literacy expert guest will be present at each book club session.

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GROUP 4

11 YEARS to 14 YEARS

Pre-teens are introduced to a variety of genres for each focus book during each book club session. Through group discourse, higher level questioning and enrichment activities deepen each participants’ understanding of the text. In addition, tools like blogging, video, writing and public speaking will be implemented to communicate how lessons can be applied to their everyday lives. A literacy expert guest will be present at each book club session.

GROUP 5

15 YEARS to 18 YEARS

Teens will be split into different sessions based on gender and will be introduced to a variety of genres for each focus book during each book club session. Through group discourse, higher level questioning and enrichment activities deepen each participants’ understanding of the text. In addition, tools like blogging, video, writing and public speaking will be implemented to communicate how lessons can be applied to their everyday lives. A literacy expert guest will be present at each book club session.

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