ERIC Number: ED367968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Read All About It! Great Read-Aloud Stories, Poems, & Newspaper Pieces for Preteens and Teens.
Trelease, Jim, Ed.
Representing many different cultures, genres, writing styles, and interests, the 50 excerpts (from newspapers, magazines, and books) presented in this book are suitable for reading aloud to young adults. The excerpts presented in the book were chosen to introduce students to the richness of literature and to a lifetime of reading. Each excerpt is preceded by an introduction or author profile. Sections of the book are: Growing Pains; Animal Tales; Fantastic Tales; Classics; Old Chestnuts; Chilling Tales; Out to the Ball Game; Escape Reading; Historical Fiction; Paper Clips; Nonfiction as Literature; and Surprise Endings. A list of audio- and videotape production companies is attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Fiction, Folk Culture, Literature Appreciation, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reading Aloud to Others, Recreational Reading, Secondary Education, Story Telling
Penguin Books USA Inc., 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014 ($11).
Publication Type: Books; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Reading Uses