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The New Read Aloud Handbook

Jim Trelease is the expert on this subject. His book makes for engaging reading with many dramatic anecdotes to back up the research. He talks extensively about why and how to read aloud. The end of his book provides an annotated bibliography of suggested high interest read alouds. Books are divided by genre to help you to build upon your child's interests. He also provides a grade range for a book's suggested listening level. Trelease's book is an extremely valuable resource if you are interested in getting started reading aloud to your child on a regular basis.

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