ch. 1. Whole language, whole learning with Caldecott books -- ch. 2. Instructional strategies : where learner and learning meet -- ch. 3. Three-stage approach to literacy : book introduction, structure recognition, and language immersion -- ch. 4. Whole language and thinking : the critical connection -- ch. 5. On Market Street : Strega Nona -- ch. 6. Where the wild things are ; Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears -- ch. 7. Freight train ; Make way for ducklings -- ch. 8. Blueberries for Sal ; Frog and toad are friends -- ch. 9. Chair for my mother ; Crow boy -- ch. 10. Jumanji ; Ox-cart man ; Lon Po Po -- ch. 11. Snowy day ; Truck.