Gryphon House Releases Time for a Story

Early Literacy Book Helps Teachers Set Foundation for Reading Comprehension

LEWISVILLE, N.C.--()--Reading to young children can prepare them for later reading success and early literacy development, according to a new resource book by Amy Brooks Read and Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting. Read and Ghoting’s book, “Time for a Story: Sharing Books with Infants and Toddlers,” offers practical techniques for teachers and educators to get the most out of early reading experiences.

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“Time for a Story” provides tools to use throughout the day, including engaging ways to talk, sing, read, write, and play with young children to begin developing important pre-literacy skills. Learning areas include phonological awareness, print awareness, letter knowledge, and background knowledge. The book includes easy-to-use templates for planning story-time activities, and sample book guides that make selecting an appropriate book easy.

The book, published by Gryphon House, Inc., the leading publisher of educational resources for teachers, will be released in November 2015.

Time for a Story” (ISBN: 978-0-87659-657-9, 160 pp., $19.95) is available for preorder now. To request a free excerpt or e-galley copy, please contact

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About the Authors

Amy Brooks Read is an early literacy program manager for a public library system. She has a master of science in child development and family relations and more than twenty years’ experience in working with child- and family-related programs. She is a sought-after presenter and educator on a wide array of child, family, and education issues.

Saroj Nadkarni Ghoting is an early childhood literacy consultant and national trainer on early literacy with more than thirty-five years’ experience as a children’s librarian. She has been a consultant for the Public Library Association and the American Library Association on an early literacy initiative for the Association for Library Service to Children. For more information, visit her website:

About Gryphon House, Inc.

Gryphon House, Inc., is an award-winning publisher of resource books for parents and teachers of children from birth through age eight. Developmentally appropriate and easy to use, Gryphon House books provide parents and teachers with the tools they need to bring the joy of learning to young children. To learn more, or to check out the entire collection, visit


Gryphon House, Inc.
Anna Wilmoth, 336-712-3480

Release Summary

Gryphon House releases new book for teachers/caregivers for infants and toddlers: Time for a Story


Gryphon House, Inc.
Anna Wilmoth, 336-712-3480