More Reading Connections: Bringing Parents, Teachers, and Librarians Together

More Reading Connections: Bringing Parents, Teachers, and Librarians Together


By (author) Liz Knowles, By (author) Martha Smith


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  • Format: Paperback | 148 pages
  • Dimensions: 217mm x 279mm x 10mm | 488g
  • Publication date: 15 October 1999
  • Publication City/Country: Englewood
  • ISBN 10: 1563087235
  • ISBN 13: 9781563087233
  • Edition: Annotated
  • Edition statement: annotated edition
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations

Product description

Here are more great topics and sample book club sessions to help you start a book club and keep it going! Chapters in this volume cover humor, families, social issues, folklore and mythology, sports, magazines, picture books as art, censorship, the Internet, middle school readers, gender bias, booktalks, and the arts. For each genre, the authors offer a general overview, discussion questions, a bibliography, resources for further reading, and appropriate Web sites. If you want to promote literacy and involve parents in the reading program, you'll love this book and its companion, The Reading Connection.

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Author information

Elizabeth (Liz) Knowles has served many years as Director of Professional Development and Curriculum at a large private school in south Florida and is currently a freelance writer and curriculum consultant. Martha Smith received her undergraduate degree in Library Science from Eastern Michigan University and a master's degree of education in Library Science from the University of South Florida. Martha has been a media specialist for over 20 years in the Pre-K through 8th grade setting and is currently serving as Library Media Specialist at Pine Crest School, Boca Raton, Florida.

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?Presents suggested topics and sample book club sessions, along with annotated lists of books, to help educators launch a book club for children in grades K-8.?-Reference and Research Book News