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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I grew up in a very poo At first, when this book was recommended to me I thought the books contents would be obvious, read aloud to your children. I have ahndbook earlier edition this book, and it is hqndbook must have, I think. Aug 16, Joanna rated it really liked it Shelves: I urge everyone who cares about literacy—and that should include people without children—to read this book. He also notes the benefits for readers with significant challenges, such as the visually impaired.

Consider again that reading chart and look for the sunshine.

The Read-Aloud Handbook

Open Preview See a Problem? While I’ve always known the general facts about the benefits of reading aloud and how accessibility to print in the home and parents who model reading leads to kids who love reading, much of the exact research was new and fascinating to me.

I followed his recommendations at its one of the best parenting “tips” I have applied. Never too young to start reading and certainly never too old to enjoy a good story together. Jim Trelease includes a comprehension level reading list with a short synopsis on each read aloud book.

Sometimes Christopher’s early reading experiences surface even in the biochemistry department, like the day after a Duke basketball loss and he remarked to his lunch mates, “I guess ‘there’s no joy in Mudville’ today. I am tead between four and five stars for this one. You are commenting using your Twitter account.

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This book is a fantastic resource for parents, teachers and librarians. Best wishes to you, your staff, the parents, and especially the children!


Matt Renwick January 6, The people who find the time to read to a child and to themselves yesterday had the same twenty-four hours as the person who had no time to read, but did watch their favorite team on TV or the afternoon soap they taped, did find the time to talk on the phone for thirty-five minutes, and did find the time to run over to the mall for an errand.

Lists alud This Book. Reblogged this on Handdbook By Example and commented: I hope I can convey the importance of understanding how to effectively read-aloud to your kids, but you’d have to read Trelease’s book for yourself to get the big picture. I wish I taught in your school!

If that is the case, then something must be working and this book will examine what really works. A friend questioned the one star so I thought I would rewrite the review. So let’s make it simple. A great book about reading to your kids – its importance and its pleasure. I’ve used quite a few of the ‘tips and tricks’ that he discusses like using ebooks and audiobooks for visually impaired and illiterate parents in the workshops and one-on-one discussions I’ve had hanvbook parents in my community.

Every now and again when I receive new books to shelve, I come across one or quite a few that I pull aside to read for myself.

The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease

Glad there is a new edition! I found this at the bottom of a bag of clothes being passed to my son. You are commenting using your Facebook account. I was already “sold” on reading aloud, but feel re-energized to make read-alouds more frequent and more fun. Jul 09, Terry rated it it was amazing Shelves: Feb 28, Katie Chatfield rated it it was amazing. Sometimes it was hard to determine if a rfad was not reading at home, but I was trying to get them into the reading club so I kept encouraging and connecting.


Does this book have a recommended reading list? Jun 25, Pages. Almost half of the book is suggusted reading. She and Tad just read to them—sowed and sewed the sounds and syllables and endings and blendings of language into the love of books. We read and hung out there for a few hours and then came home with our arms full of books.

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Alexa Actionable Analytics bandbook the Web. Each is chock-fill of research and extraordinary insights that backs alpud the importance of reading alous to children. Mar 07, Shannon rated it really liked it.

Matt Renwick’s Top Ten Takeaways from The Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease (Penguin, 2013)

That’s the reason I’m thinking of buying it- there is enough material here to last many years of trips to the library. I mean, I agree that the woman is incredibly powerful and used her power to get A LOT of people reading and discussing books and I think that’s wonderful. May 25, Treleasee rated it it was amazing.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The author readily admits that most of his research for this final edition was alojd online. Whether you’re a professional in the field of library sciences or education or simply trying to create a love of reading in your own children this is a must have. I handbpok read the sixth edition front to back multiple times I even did a blog series reviewing it chapter by chapterand I have a copy of the first edition that I found at the used bookstore, but now I think I might have to invest in copies of editions 2, 3, 4 and 5 as well!

Did the author Jim Trelease treleae read any of the books he recommended? Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.