ERIC Number: ED409554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
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For Reading Out Loud! A Guide to Sharing Books with Children. Revised and Expanded Edition.
Kimmel, Margaret Mary; Segel, Elizabeth
This guide contains detailed and thoughtful descriptions of 175 recommended books that teachers and parents can read to children--this revised and expanded edition carries a new section on reading aloud from infancy to kindergarten. Following a foreword by "Mister Rogers," chapters in the guide are entitled: (1) Why Bother? The Case for Reading Aloud; (2) Off to a Good Start: Books in the Early Years; (3) Don't Stop Now! The Benefits of Reading to School-Age Children; (4) Fitting It In: Finding or Making Time to Read Aloud; (5) Casting a Spell: How to Read Aloud Effectively to a Group of Children; (6) Queries and Quandaries: Frequently Asked Questions about Reading to Children; (7) What to Read? Lists of 300 Recommended Books for Reading Aloud to Children from Infancy through Middle School Age; Booklist for Younger Listeners; Booklist for School-Age Listeners; (8) Narrowing It Down: Cross-Listings of the Recommended Books for School-Age Children by Subject, Length, and Type; and (9) Book-Places: For Travelers and Stay-at-Homes, a Cross-Listing of Books by Settings. Appendixes contain information about poetry and a selected bibliography. (NKA)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Childhood Interests, Childrens Literature, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Literature Appreciation, Middle Schools, Parent Child Relationship, Reading Aloud to Others, Recreational Reading, Story Reading, Teacher Role, Young Children
Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Groups, Inc., 1 Dag Hammerskjold Plaza, New York NY 10017 ($16.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
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Note: Foreword by Fred M. Rogers.