Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

by Jason Boog, Betsy Bird

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476749815
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 07/15/2014
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,032,128
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Jason Boog was a publishing editor at Mediabistro and lead editor of their popular blog on all things publishing, GalleyCat, for five years. His writing has been featured on NPR and in the Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer, and Salon. A graduate of the University of Michigan, Boog lives in California with his wife and daughter. Visit him at JasonBoog.com.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Betsy Bird, New York City children's librarian ix

Introduction: The Born Reading Playbook, or How to Use This Book xv

Chapter 1 Before Your Baby Is Born 1 Interlude: How Sign Language Can Change Your Baby's Life 20

Chapter 2 First Year of Life 25

Interlude: Raising Library Babies 46

Chapter 3 Reading with a One-Year-Old 53

Interlude: How to Inspire Reluctant Readers 85

Chapter 4 Reading During the Terrible Twos 91

Interlude: The Joy of Homemade Books and Projects 123

Chapter 5 Three-Year-Old Readers 129

Interlude: Why Your Kid Should Read Comic Books 167

Chapter 6 Learning with Four-Year-Old Readers 173

Interlude: Mastering the Art of Storytelling 217

Chapter 7 Kindergarten and Beyond 223

Conclusion: How Born Readers Can Thrive with Common Core Standards 263

Reading List 277

App List 283

Bibliography 287

Acknowledgments 291

Index 293

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