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Bringing Books to Life (BBTL) is an early literacy initiative that emphasizes the importance of developing literacy skills by educating teachers, children, and parents.

Partner with BBTL

Become a BBTL partner site! Partners receive classroom activity kits, books for their classrooms, special interactive story times, priority Puppet Truck scheduling, and customized support from BBTL’s team of educators. Any early childhood education program in Davidson County is eligible. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you!

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    Curriculum Corner

    Lesson Plan PDFs

    Download the monthly Bring Books to Life Lesson Plans for use in your classroom. These plans include a variety of learning opportunities with engaging and fun activities based on literary favorites. Questions? Get in touch at bringingbookstolife@nashville.gov.

    If You Take a Mouse to School (pdf)

    Bing! Bang! Chugga! Beep! (pdf)

    Ten on the Sled (pdf)

    Bear Snores On (pdf)

    There was a Party for Langston (pdf)

    Featured Reading List

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