The Read-Aloud Handbook: Sixth Edition

The Read-Aloud Handbook: Sixth Edition

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by Jim Trelease
     
 

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For more than two decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new

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For more than two decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read- Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies and the reasoning behind them for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

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The fifth edition of Jim Trelease's Read-Aloud Handbook brings this oral-reading classic into the digital age. Completely revised and updated, the handbook includes a new chapter on what parents and educators can learn from the advent of Oprah's Book Club, the Harry Potter mania, and the Internet explosion. A fine resource for book lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780143037392
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/25/2006
Series:
Read-Aloud Handbook Series
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.81(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Before retiring from the lecture circuit in 2008, Jim Trelease spent thirty years addressing parents, teachers, and librarians on the subjects of children, literature, and the challenges of multimedia to print. Initially self-published in 1979, The Read-Aloud Handbook has had seven American editions as well as British, Australian, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, and Spanish editions. Trelease is also the editor of two popular read-aloud anthologies for Penguin: Hey! Listen to This, for grades K-4, and Read All About It! , for preteens and teens.In 2010, Penguin Books named The Read-Aloud Handbook as one of the seventy-five most important books it published in its seventy-five-year history.

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