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The role of parent-child and teacher-child shared storybook reading has been shown to be a key vehicle for supporting children's development of emergent literacy and early language skills. This book brings the advantages of shared storybook reading to the clinical setting, demonstrating how it may be used to support vocabulary, print knowledge, phonological awareness, and inferential language abilities, among other topics. This book synthesizes and applies current theory and research on uses of storybook reading in an intervention context and as a clinical tool. With contributions from notable scholars who actively conduct research in this area. Speech-language pathologists will find Sharing Books and Stories as a Clinical Tool a significant resource on this important aspect of clinical practice.