Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want - and Why We Should Let Them

Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want - and Why We Should Let Them

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780545147804
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 11.50(w) x 14.20(h) x 1.10(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 4

Part 1 The Nature and Variety of Reading Pleasures

Chapter 1 The Importance of Reading for Pleasure 5

Chapter 2 Reading Pleasure: Taking a Closer Look 14

Chapter 3 Play Pleasure: "I Just Get This Joy Reading" 30

Chapter 4 Work Pleasure: "This Is It!" 48

Chapter 5 Intellectual Pleasure: "It's Like Being a Detective Almost" 67

Chapter 6 Social Pleasure: "All My Friends Were Telling Me I Had to Read This" 85

Part 2 The Particular Pleasures of Popular Genres

Chapter 7 Readers of the Heart: Getting Carried Away by Romances 101

Chapter 8 The Lure of Immortality: Going Batty for Vampire Novels 122

Chapter 9 The Call of Horror: Containing What's in the Dark Shadows 142

Chapter 10 Thinking the Unthinkable: Looking for Answers in Dystopian Fiction 152

Chapter 11 The Harry Potter Phenomenon: The Power of Imagination 166

Chapter 12 Where Do We Go From Here? 180

References 187

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