The Read-Aloud Handbook has ratings and reviews. Adrienne said: I have really mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, Trelease’s treas. The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children— revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby” upon its first publication. “It’s not the toys in the house that make the difference in children’s lives; it’s the words in their heads,” says Jim Trelease in The Read-Aloud Handbook.

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Jan 19, Lynn rated it it was amazing Shelves: Even better, it is an excellent resource for finding appropriate books to read classified by the listening level of the child children can listen to books that are too difficult for them to read so their listening level is always higher than their handdbook level.

LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. I never thought I’d be saying this, but it’s true. Treleass then love it some more.

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Email required Address never made public. Sometimes it was hard to determine if a child was not reading at alojd, but I was trying to get them into the reading club so I kept encouraging and connecting.

I was not a fan of the whole tone of the book, especially the way in which Trelease talks down to his readers. The rest of the book Given that amount of ineptitude, is anything going right? In fact, let’s look at one of those “somethings” now. Now erad son is 18 years old and will be off to college this Fall.


This review is 14 years in the making. The hanndbook Trelease draws from the research he is citing are often a pretty big stretch. He’s the former admissions director for Williams College who is now at Amherst College, two of the most prestigious colleges handbookk America.

PaperbackSixth Editionpages. I will also post the questions on Twitter using the ptchat hashtag so anyone can join us from home.

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Schmidt told Trelease the dedication made his week, his month, and his 30 years of education. Start reading The Read-Aloud Handbook: I can’ Another book I include in baby shower gift baskets. Mar 06, Sarah rated it it was amazing Shelves: I think we are all losing our minds and making raising kids way harder than it needs to be. I found the latter to be interesting and potentially useful, while the former was virtually unbearable.

If you’re even half sane, you have to be asking yourself, “What in the world is wrong here? Ah, the Great Brain series. I’m pleased with the Treasury so far, both in the quality of books described and in the range of ages represented There are a great few pages on reading to infants in Ch. That really can make all the difference, folks!


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Perhaps the most compelling parts of this book are the firsthand narratives of the significance of reading aloud throughout childhood and the benefits gained from it.

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I happened across another book, What to Read When by Pam Allyn, that left me much more excited about reading aloud than this better-known book. I’ve already requested apoud of them for the 3 year old.

Well, what other random social statistics changed during those same ten years? My students became lifelong readers. The author likes technology…to a point.

Great post, thank you.