Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever / Edition 1

Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever / Edition 1

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by Mem Fox
     
 

ISBN-10: 0156010763

ISBN-13: 2900156010763

Pub. Date: 06/25/2011

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A new and revised edition!

Bestselling children's author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read.
         

With passion and humor, Fox speaks of when, where, and

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A new and revised edition!

Bestselling children's author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read.
         

With passion and humor, Fox speaks of when, where, and why to read aloud and demonstrates how to read aloud to best effect and how to get the most out of a read-aloud session. She discusses the three secrets of reading, offers guidance on defining and choosing good books, and addresses the challenges that can arise. And this new edition boasts twenty pages of fresh material, including two new chapters on boy readers and phonics, a foreword, and a list of "Twenty Books that Children Love."
         

Filled with practical advice, activities, and inspiring true read-aloud miracles, this book is a favorite of educators and parents and a must-have for anyone interested in how children learn to read.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900156010763
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
06/25/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176

Table of Contents

Chapter 1The Foot Book Miracle1
Chapter 2The Magic in Action5
Chapter 3Birth, Brains, and Beyond13
Chapter 4The Power25
Chapter 5Keep It Regular31
Chapter 6And Do It Like This39
Chapter 7Getting the Most Out of It53
Chapter 8The First Secret of Reading: The Magic of Print75
Chapter 9The Second Secret of Reading: The Magic of Language83
Chapter 10The Third Secret of Reading: The Magic of General Knowledge99
Chapter 11What Happens When the Three Secrets of Reading Come Together?105
Chapter 12"Book! Book! Book!"121
Chapter 13Television: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly139
Chapter 14Troubleshooting145
Chapter 15The Proof153
Acknowledgments157

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