The Read-Aloud Handbook has ratings and reviews. Adrienne said: I have really mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, Trelease’s treas. The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children— revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby” upon its first publication. “It’s not the toys in the house that make the difference in children’s lives; it’s the words in their heads,” says Jim Trelease in The Read-Aloud Handbook.

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Good for you, Matt! I chose this book when my son started ‘falling behind’ in reading at school. The rest of it is maybe worth a quick scan. The Ultimate Read-Aloud Resource: The book consists of two major sections: I wish I taught in your school!

The Read-Aloud Handbook

Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research including the good and bad news on digital learningThe Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers. The first half of the book stresses the importance of reading aloud even after your children have learned to read on their own.


But what surprised me about this book was how much I learned from the chapters Trelease wrote before the glossary. Schramm’s Fraction of Selection Check out the simple math equation explaining why some literate people read a lot and others read very little.

They will be installed in our surrounding school community. My parent groups and some staff will be hosting a book club around this resource. Are the dinner guests who arrive an hour early better guests than those who arrive on time?

Your enthusiasm for the wisdom of this book. Jim Trelease is a frequently cited author who has spent thirty years addressing parents, teachers, and librarians on the subjects of children, literature, and the challenges of multimedia to print. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

Go read to a kid today! I thought I already understood the treleease of reading aloud to children of all ages, but I am more convicted than ever!

In every test subject, the more books in the home, the higher the score, often by as much as forty points. Jun 09, Kristin rated it it was ok. That really can make all the difference, folks! I know it’s good to read to children. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Handbolk what did we get for the billions spent on testing? I was lucky enough to hear Jim Trelease speak about this difference when my son was in preschool. Jim Trelease’s Treasury of Read-Alouds offers hundreds of choices for all ages. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. I have loved using this book as a reference at home and in the classroom.


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Another book I include in baby shower gift baskets. In fact, let’s look at one of those “somethings” now. Apr 14, Stacy rated it it was amazing Shelves: This is a wonderful article aooud book.

I urge everyone who cares about literacy—and that should include people without children—to read this book. If there were a blogger out there with those credentials, the networks would beating a path to his or her door. That, of course, wasn’t completely true.