The Read-aloud Handbook

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Penguin Books, 2001 - Education - 402 pages
Every child can become an avid reader, and this guide - with an up-to-date treasury of more than 1200 children's books, from picture books to novels, that are great for reading aloud - will show you how to make it happen. Jim Trelease explains - how reading aloud awakens children's imaginations and improves their language skills; how to begin reading aloud and which books to choose; how to create an atmosphere in the home and classroom that welcomes readers; how to compete with the influences of television and video games; and the facts about children, reading, and television viewing. Jim Trelease has made reading aloud a special pleasure for millions of people. This edition offers a chance for a generation of parents, teachers, grandparents, and siblings to discover the rewards - and the necessity - of reading aloud to children.

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Every now and again when I receive new books to shelve, I come across one (or quite a few) that I pull aside to read for myself. That's how I stumbled upon today's book. The Read-Aloud Handbook (7th ... Read full review

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This book explains the research and logic behind something good readers and their children already know. Good readers and writers are people who read A LOT. Kids who don't have access to reading ... Read full review


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Jim Trelease is the editor of two anthologies, "Read All About It!" and "Hey! Listen to This," and the author of the one that started it all, "The Read-Aloud Handbook," His writing has appeared in the "New York Times" and the "Washington Post,

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