9780156035101

Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever

  • ISBN 13:

    9780156035101

  • ISBN 10:

    0156035103

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 07/07/2008
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Summary

A new and revisededition!Bestselling children's author and internationally respectedliteracy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read.With passion and humor,Fox speaks of when, where, and why to read aloud and demonstrates how to read aloud to best effect and how to get the most out of a read-aloud session.Shediscusses the three secrets of reading,offers guidance on defining andchoosing good books, and addresses the challenges that can arise. And this new editionboasts twenty pages of fresh material, including two new chapters on boy readers and phonics, a foreword, and a list of "Twenty Books that Children Love."Filled with practical advice, activities, and inspiring true read-aloud miracles, this book is a favorite of educators and parentsand a must-havefor anyone interested in how children learn to read.

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