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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