Reading Magic

Reading Magic

Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever

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Houghton

The must-have guide to reading with children, now in a new and revised edition

Best-selling children's author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read. With passion and humor, Fox speaks of when, where, and why to read aloud and demonstrates how to read aloud to best effect and get the most out of a read-aloud session. She discusses the three secrets of reading, offers guidance on defining and choosing good books, and—for this new edition—includes two new chapters on boy readers and phonics, a foreword, and a list of "Twenty Books That Children Love." Filled with practical advice, activities, and inspiring true read-aloud miracles, this book is a turn-to classic for educators and parents.



Baker & Taylor
Argues that reading aloud to children is a vital part of their educational development, exploring how and where to read to achieve the best effects.

Harcourt Publishing
A new and revised edition! Bestselling children's author and internationally respected literacy expert Mem Fox reveals the incredible emotional and intellectual impact reading aloud to children has on their ability to learn to read.
          With passion and humor, Fox speaks of when, where, and why to read aloud and demonstrates how to read aloud to best effect and how to get the most out of a read-aloud session. She discusses the three secrets of reading, offers guidance on defining and choosing good books, and addresses the challenges that can arise. And this new edition boasts twenty pages of fresh material, including two new chapters on boy readers and phonics, a foreword, and a list of "Twenty Books that Children Love."
          Filled with practical advice, activities, and inspiring true read-aloud miracles, this book is a favorite of educators and parents and a must-have for anyone interested in how children learn to read.


Baker
& Taylor

In a revised edition of her popular parenting guide, the popular author of Time for Bed and Possum Magic explores the dramatic emotional and intellectual benefits of reading aloud to children, offering helpful tips on the best ways to read to one's children, how to get the most of a read-aloud session, how to select the right books, and more. Original.

Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, c2008
Edition: Updated and rev. ed
ISBN: 9780156035101
0156035103
Branch Call Number: 649.58 F832r, 2008
Characteristics: xiii, 192 p. : ill. ; 21 cm

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