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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He was also fortunate to have a teacher that read aloud to the class each day. I am so excited that another edition of The Read Aloud Handbook has been released.

Besides being a family bonding agent, reading aloud was used not as test prep as much as an “ensurance” policy—it ensured the boys would be ready for whatever came their way in school. It’s a great book, but I know a lot has been written in the past 30 years.

Our school is making strides in this area by putting up Little Free Libraries www. And e-books work, too, but I love holding the real ones!

Ever thinking of having a child? Trekease of books at the back is useful, too. I did like the emphasis on reading to children even as they get older and are able to read to themselves.


Customers who bought this item also bought. Jeffrey Surridge March 14, In preparation for our monthly conversations, I have listed my treleawe ten takeaways from this resource. Prior to becoming an administrator, Matt was a 5th and 6th grade teacher. Books by Jim Trelease. This is a rarity in schools because of the rigorous standardized testing schedules and something I strongly contest.

It lists current books Harry Potteroldies frelease goodies Mike Mulliganand little known treasures. For one thing, the writing and reasoning are lacking. Your top 10 takeaways are a great summary to share with others and I will. Even simple baby books use words outside the standard lexicon. It is a great book to dip back into from time to time. I have really mixed feelings about jum book.

Please try again later. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Anyway, thanks for a great post. If you don’t treleasr to buy the book, you can get a lot of the info at this website: The premise is that children can understand text that is too hard for them to read.

If so, I suggest you read this book. Best wishes to you, your staff, the parents, and especially the children! The “Treasury of Read-Alouds” that comprises the second half of this book salvages the first half, which is basically Trelease’s excuse to spout opinions on all aspects of parenting.


Jan 11, Adrienne rated it liked it. I bought a copy for myself before I’d even finished reading it! We have handboo avid, daily readers to our daughter since she was born only two years treleas. Tom Parker recommends it all the time. See 2 questions about The Read-Aloud Handbook….

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Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research including the good and bad news on digital learningThe Read-Aloud Handbook allud proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

Book about Books This is a fabulous book and reference.

So basically, the Treasury of Read-Alouds makes this book completely worth time and even money. Which is just one example of the ridiculous walls teachers run into again and again and I confess I started to skip swaths of the material.

Give them love, food, shelter then get the heck out of their way–they will be who they are going to be in spite of you. Glad there is a new edition!