his million-copy bestseller, The Read-Aloud Handbook,
in 1982, Jim Trelease has traveled to all 50 states and
abroad, advocating the benefits of reading aloud to children.
so, he's won the applause of both teachers and parents
for his pleas in behalf of literacy efforts that contain
"pain" and more focus on
turning books into friends, not enemies.
than 60 colleges use his Handbook as
a text for education students, Korean, Chinese, Japanese,
Indonesian, and Spanish editions now reach parents and teachers
worldwide, even inspiring the successful "All
of Poland Reads to Kids" campaign in Europe.
Brochures & Posters — the perfect handouts! If you're looking for concise, single-page brochures (or posters) aimed at parents that include
highlights from Jim's seminars, films, and books, check out "Reading
Handouts for Parents" for free downloads.
NEW READ-ALOUD HANDBOOK • 7th Ed.
Complete with new children's titles and recomendations, as well as old favorites, this EDITION has the latest news on reading aloud, SSR, libraries in the e-book age, boys' learning habits, and the latest findings on digital learning (good news and bad). This is Jim's "retirement" edition and his best.
the gamble out of your
Treasury of Read-Alouds offers
hundreds of choices for all ages.
Solved—the case of the book thief, the judge, and the author with the risqué covers.
• How to read a book you DON'T want to read • • Jim's
nine-minute video can
be seen on YouTube and
and can be embedded freely in your school or library web
page. It also can be viewed here.
Aimed at reluctant teen and preteen readers, it applies as
reluctant adult readers—maybe to us all.
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