Los Angeles, CA (June 28, 2012) Preparing Children for Success in School and Life: 20 Ways to Increase Your Child’s Brain Power by Marcia L. Tate is the bronze winner in the parenting books category of the ForeWord Reviews 2011 Book of the Year Awards.
ForeWord announced the 209 winners in 54 categories on June 23 during the American Library Association annual conference in Anaheim, California. The winners, representing the best independently published works from 2011, were selected by librarians and booksellers who are experts in the subject matter of the books they judged, and who make purchasing decisions daily for their collections or bookstores.
“A parent is a child’s first teacher. As an independent educational publisher, Corwin is committed to publishing quality books for educators of all types, whether they teach children in a classroom or in the home. We are pleased that our first book for parents has been recognized by ForeWord Reviews,” said Mike Soules, president of Corwin.
Preparing Children for Success in School and Life presents brain-compatible strategies for guiding children toward personal, academic, and career success. Award-winning educator Marcia Tate shares ideas for creating a brain-compatible home environment, encouraging play that develops creativity and imagination, and strengthening children’s auditory, tactile, kinesthetic, and visual modes of learning.
ForeWord Reviews' Book of the Year Awards program was established to help publishers shine an additional spotlight on their best titles and bring increased attention to librarians and booksellers of the literary and graphic achievements of independent publishers and their authors.
Corwin previously won ForeWord Reviews Book of the Year Awards for Teaching the Male Brain by Abigail Norfleet James (2007) and Courageous Conversations About Race by Glenn Singleton and Curtis Linton (2006).
Corwin, a SAGE company, was established in 1990 to provide solutions for PreK–12 educators. Corwin produces books and multimedia resources that range from very practical, experience-based resources to more reflective or research-based titles, and are written for a diverse set of professionals—principals, administrators, specialists, teachers, counselors, consultants, teacher educators, and collegiate-level students. www.corwin.com.
SAGE is a leading international publisher of journals, books, and electronic media for academic, educational, and professional markets. Since 1965, SAGE has helped inform and educate a global community of scholars, practitioners, researchers, and students spanning a wide range of subject areas including business, humanities, social sciences, and science, technology, and medicine. An independent company, SAGE has principal offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC. www.sagepublications.com
September 2011 208 Pages Paperback $19.95 978-1-4129-8844-5