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There's this writer, William Shakespeare. Perhaps you've heard of him. He wrote this play, Romeo and Juliet. Maybe you've heard of it as well. It's... Continue »
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Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

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Publisher Comments:

Donalyn Miller is a dedicated teacher who says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. In The Book Whisperer, Miller takes us inside her sixth grade classroom to reveal the secrets of her powerful but unusual instructional approach. Rejecting book reports, comprehension worksheets, and other aspects of conventional instruction, Miller embraces giving students an individual choice in what they read, combined with a program for independent reading. She also focuses on building a classroom library of high-interest books, and above all on modeling appropriate and authentic reading behaviors. Her zeal for reading is infectious and inspiring, and the results speak for themselves. No matter how far behind Miller's students may be when they start out, they end up reading an average of forty books per year, achieving high scores on standardized tests, and internalizing a love for reading that lasts long after they've left her class.

Travel alongside the author as she leads her students to discover the ample rewards of reading and literature. Brought to life with Miller's passionate voice, The Book Whisperer will help teachers support students of all levels on their path to reading success. This book also includes a dynamite list of recommended "kid lit" to help parents and teachers find the books that students really like to read.

Synopsis:

From sixth grade teacher Donalyn Miller comes an innovative approach to instilling in students a love of reading that extends well beyond the classroom.

About the Author

Donalyn Miller is a sixth grade language arts teacher at Trinity Meadows Intermediate School in Keller, Texas, and was a finalist for 2010 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year.A multiple Audie Award finalist, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, and one of AudioFile's Best Voices of 2010 and 2011, Hillary Huber has recorded close to two hundred titles. AudioFile magazine says, "Hillary Huber's narration is lyrical enough to be set to music."Sean Runnette, a multiple AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has produced several Audie Award–winning audiobooks. He is a member of the American Repertory Theater company, and his television and film appearances include Two If by Sea, Copland, Sex and the City, Law and Order, and Third Watch.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781452606491
Subtitle:
Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child
Author:
Miller, Donalyn
Author:
Runnette, Sean
Author:
Huber, Hillary
Publisher:
Tantor
Location:
Old Saybrook
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Education-Teaching Reading and Writing
Edition Description:
Unabridged,Unabridged CD
Publication Date:
20120220
Binding:
CD-audio
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.3 x 6.4 x 1.1 in 0.4 lb

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Education » General
Education » Teaching » Reading
Education » Teaching » Reading and Writing

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