The Read-Aloud Handbook: Sixth Edition

The Read-Aloud Handbook: Sixth Edition

Paperback Read-Aloud Handbook

By (author) Jim Trelease

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  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Format: Paperback | 340 pages
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 226mm x 23mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 25 July 2006
  • Publication City/Country: New York, NY
  • ISBN 10: 0143037390
  • ISBN 13: 9780143037392
  • Edition: 6, Annotated
  • Edition statement: 6th annotated edition
  • Sales rank: 56,333

Product description

Every child can become an avid reader, and this beloved, classic guide - now in its fourth edition, with an up-to-date treasury of more than 1,200 children's books, from picture books to novels, that are great for reading aloud - will show you how to make it happen. Jim Trelease explains:

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Author information

Before retiring from the lecture circuit in 2008, Jim Trelease spent thirty years addressing parents, teachers, and librarians on the subjects of children, literature, and the challenges of multimedia to print. Initially self-published in 1979, "The Read-Aloud Handbook" has had seven American editions as well as British, Australian, Japanese, Chinese, Indonesian, and Spanish editions. Trelease is also the editor of two popular read-aloud anthologies for Penguin: "Hey! Listen to This," for grades K-4, and "Read All About It! ," for preteens and teens.In 2010, Penguin Books named The Read-Aloud Handbook as one of the seventy-five most important books it published in its seventy-five-year history.

Review quote

This book is about more than reading aloud. Itas about time that parents, teachers, and children spend together in a loving, sharing way. ("The Washington Post") "The Read-Aloud Handbook" promises to give parents, teachers, and all others who care about children, reading, and the pursuit of happiness new inspiration. ("The Denver Post")