Midwest Book Review/Library Bookwatch
"[T]his book will certainly help children's librarians in public libraries move beyond basic storytime programming."
Library Media Connection
"Emphasizing the importance of story in our livespast, present, and futurethe chapters begin with a discussion of the subject followed by an annotated bibliography, which in this third volume also includes reading levels of the works. New to this volume as well is a list of Website, followed by a school library program and then a public library program. Each program lists the materials needed, the procedures outlined meeting by meeting, directions, and a background to share with the audience. Handouts are provided for copying to make the learning more hands-on. . . . This work will help librarians serving those aged 10-14 who need a way to become engaged with their reading, rather than simply reading and discussing a book."