Leigh Turina

leigh-turinaLeigh Turina has been working at Toronto Public Library for over 25 years as a children’s librarian in a variety of branches, including 2 placements at Sick Kids Hospital. She is the lead librarian working with the IBBY Collection of Books for Young People with Disabilities. She can be reached at ibby[at]torontopubliclibrary.ca.

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Ten Wordless Picture Books to Promote Language Development
February 1, 2017
It may seem strange that a book with no words can help a child develop language … but language is more than vocabulary. Language development is an on-going process where children grow to understand and communicate language. We all learn language by listening to and imitating others, and by exploring words and stories to make