The Ghostly Night by Jeanette Stickel
When the wind rattles Kristy's window she is certain a ghost has come into her room. She repeatedly calls her mother who assures her there is no ghost but still Kristy cannot sleep. From the beginning to the surprising ending children will have the opportunity to learn the letter “g” and to pronounce its sound as they “help” tell the story.
Speech and reading skills are interdependent and children make leaps toward literacy when those skills are taught together. This story, besides providing entertainment, will encourage pre-reading and articulation skills.