Reading Together: Everything You Need to Know to Raise a Child Who Loves to Read

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A dynamic guide to more than 100 books that will get kids talking and reading more.

How do children become good readers? In Reading Together, educational consultant Diane W. Frankenstein shares the secret: guiding children to find an appropriate book and talking with them about the story helps them connect with what they read.

This engaging guide shares advice for parents, teachers, librarians, and caregivers on how to help children find what to read, and then through conversation, how to find meaning and pleasure in their reading. With more than 100 great book recommendations for kids from Pre-K through grade six, as well as related conversation starters, Reading Together offers a winning equation to turn children into lifelong readers. Some of the award-winning books discussed include Betty G. Birney?s World According to Humphrey, Gennifer Choldenko?s Notes from a Liar and Her Dog, and David Shannon?s Bad Case of Stripes.
 

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About the author (2009)

Diane W. Frankenstein has been an Educational Consultant in children’s and adolescent literature since 1989. In addition to her work with over 150 different school communities, she has consulted for organizations such as the American Association of University Women, California Association of Independent Schools, Girl Scouts of America, Young Presidents Organizations (YPO), YMCA, United Nations Association, Parenteen: Parents Coalition of Bay Area High Schools and others.

Diane consults throughout the United States as well as in Asia and Europe. Since 1998 she has consulted in China, specifically Beijing and Hong Kong, where she conducted workshops for both the international and local school communities as well as for as with the Hong Kong Board of Education.

Diane was born in Los Angeles, CA and attended High School in Milwaukee, WI. She is married and has two grown sons and lives in San Francisco CA.

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