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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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Go read to a kid today! View all 4 comments. The bonding that has occurred between my own kids and me through reading aloud to them provides some of my fondest memories.

Once our book club has ended, we will red these titles into Little Free Libraries in the community. For emerging readers, the best way to foster literacy in the home is to read aloud to them every day for at least fifteen minutes.

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Turning around, I found Bianca cooking up a make-believe meal on a make-believe stove while carrying mim a make-believe conversation on a make-believe cordless phone. It is chock full of anecdotes from principals, teachers, parents, and librarians and how they did their part to guide the children in their lives to become lifelong learners and readers.

I have read the rdad edition front to back multiple times I even did a blog series reviewing it chapter by chapterand I have a copy of the first edition that I found at the used bookstore, but now I think I rdad have to invest in copies of editions 2, 3, 4 and 5 as well! To find out more about the author, a man who dedicates his life to promoting a love of reading for everyone.


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If there is a magic number, the limit seems to be no more than two hours of screen time per day, and no screen time before the age of two. See and discover other items: In every test subject, the more books in the home, the higher the score, often by as much as forty points.

Jun 25, Pages. What is with the Oprah worship? He also explains that a child’s listening level is higher than his reading level, which is important.

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The author readily admits that most of his research for this final edition was found online. I would buy this book for that alone and I give 5 stars to that part, which is significant because it comprises over half of the book.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? It was published in And e-books work, too, but I love holding the real ones! Mar 06, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s filled with research, but not at all dense. Parents who attend will get to take home different titles to read aloud to their kids. Given that amount of ineptitude, is anything going right? In a Compton home? I went ahead and read all the book recommendations in the treasury even though I have younger kids, and I now have many books to look forward to sharing with my girls.

Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. The Williams family experience didn’t surprise me at all because I was already familiar with reading aloud as a prep course. Trelease also talks about the rearing of his children and their nightly routine of book reading.


Over and over, government regardless of party affiliation proved itself wrong, inaccurate, deceitful, duplicitous, contradictory, and unworthy of trust. To make things even better, there is tremendous amount of new material in this edition. Another book I include in baby shower gift baskets.

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Looking back on the highs and lows of 30 years on the education lecture circuit, along with 7 book editions, there were some unforgettable moments, along trepease much handbooo. It comes down to simple arithmetic: The Read-Aloud Handbook offers useful hints as to why the experience is so mutually rewarding and how to make it work.

He also alohd encouragement from a teacher who sent a note home to his parents praising his behavior and writing capability. Love Jim Trelease and I have his older edition of the book. My mother always felt bad about this so to make up for it she took us to the library every Tuesday afternoon in the summers.

This book consists of two sections: It really helps you understand the need to read out loud to your children teenagers included and the benefits that happen from doing so. Fathers should read aloud to their children.

I will also post the questions on Twitter using the ptchat hashtag so anyone can join us from home. Open Preview See a Problem?