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A treasury of fifty sensational read-aloud pieces for young adults.

From Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass to Maniac Magee, sci-fi to op-ed, “Casey at the Bat” to a moving true story about the reunion of two Holocaust survivors, this wonderfully diverse collection of excerpts from newspapers, magazines, and books has been created by Jim Trelease especially to turn young people on to the many pleasures of reading. Here are thought-provoking columns from Mike Royko and Pete Hamill; excerpts from classics like To Kill a Mockingbird and “Rikki-tikki-tavi”; autobiographical sketches by Maya Angelou, Moss Hart, and others, highlighting the importance of reading in their lives; and much more. With selections representing many different cultures, genres, writing styles, and interests, Read All About It! is a wonderful introduction to the riches of literature and to a lifetime of reading.

Synopsis:

and#160;A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to childrenandmdash;revised and updated

Recommended by andldquo;Dear Abbyandrdquo;, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategiesandmdash;and the reasoning behind themandmdash;for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

Synopsis:

The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated

Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Treleases beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. It has also been a staple in schools of education for new teachers. This updated edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook discusses the benefits, the rewards, and the importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research (including the good and bad news on digital learning), The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

About the Author

Jim Trelease is the editor of two anthologies, Read All About It! and Hey! Listen to This, and the author of the one that started it all, The Read-Aloud Handbook. His writing has appeared in the New York Times and the Washington Post.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Growing Pains

Maniac Magee, by Jerry Spinelli

Aunt Millicent, by Mary Steele

Broken Chain, by Gary Soto

Four Miles to Pinecone, by Jon Hassler

Miracle at Clement's Pond, by Patricia Pendergraft

Object Lesson, by Ellery Queen

To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

Thank You, Ma'am, by Langston Hughes

Animal Tales

A Blue-Eyed Daisy, by Cynthia Rylant

A Day No Pigs Would Die, by Robert Newton Peck

Good Old Boy: A Delta Boyhood, by Willie Morris

Incident at Hawk's Hill, by Allan Eckert

Fantastic Tales

When the Tripods Came, by John Christopher

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, by Roald Dahl

Classics

Rikki-tikki-tavi, by Rudyard Kipling

Otto of the Silver Hand, by Howard Pyle

Joseph: His Dream, by Walter de la Mare

Old Chestnuts

When Poetry (and Oratory) Was King

Casey at the Bat, by Ernest Lawrence Thayer

Casey's Revenge, by Grantland Rice

The Cremation of Sam McGee, by Robert W. Service

Chilling Tales

Fear, by Rhys Davies

Who's Afraid?, by Philippa Pierce

The Elevator, by William Sleator

The Night Watchman, by David Braly

The Ravine, by Ray Bradbury

Out to the Ball Game

The Andy Strasberg Story, as told to Mike Bryan

Trip to Fenway Drives Home the Truth - Right Off the Bat, by Jim Trelease

Escape Reading

Mapping Escape Routes

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick Douglass

Act One, by Moss Hart

All the Strange Hours, by Loren Eiseley

Alexander Dolgun's Story, by Alexander Dolgun with Patrick Watson

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, by Maya Angelou

Historical Fiction

The December Rose, by Leon Garfield

Sarah Bishop, by Scott O'Dell

North to Freedom, by Anne Holm

The Iceberg Hermit, by Arthur Roth

The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, by Avi

Paper Clips

The Land of Wits, Sages, Oracles, Muckrakers, and Insiders

Wrong Mom? Tough!, by Mike Royko

Nothing to Worry About and The Turtle, by Jim Bishop

He Was No Bum, by Bob Greene

The Yellow Hankerchief, by Pete Hamill

I've Got Your Number, by Robe Imbriano

Why Ali Loved Flag Burnings, by Craig Nelsen

Nonfiction as Literature

Helping Hands, by Brent Ashabranner

In the Pantry, by Charles Panati

Power of the Powerless: A Brother's Lesson, by Christopher de Vinck

Woodsong, by Gary Paulsen

Surprise Endings

Those Three Wishes, by Judith Gorog

It Happened on the Brooklyn Subway, by Paul Deutschman

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780143121602
Author:
Trelease, Jim
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
General Family & Relationships
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Parent Participation
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - Reading
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Education-Teaching Reading and Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
b/w illustrations and photos throughout
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
5 x 7 x 1 in 0.5 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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and#160;A New York Times and million copy bestseller, the classic handbook on reading aloud to childrenandmdash;revised and updated

Recommended by andldquo;Dear Abbyandrdquo;, The New York Times and The Washington Post, for three decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease's beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategiesandmdash;and the reasoning behind themandmdash;for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

"Synopsis" by , The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children—revised and updated

Recommended by "Dear Abby" upon its first publication in 1982, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Treleases beloved classic for more than three decades to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. It has also been a staple in schools of education for new teachers. This updated edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook discusses the benefits, the rewards, and the importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research (including the good and bad news on digital learning), The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

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