Read-Aloud Handbook 8th Edition

Read-Aloud Handbook


ISBN: 9780143133797Number of Pages: 384
Publisher: Penguin BooksBook Title: Read-Aloud Handbook: Eighth Edition
Publication Year: 2019Target Audience: Trade
Author: Jim TreleaseFormat: Trade Paperback


Read-Aloud Handbook is a book about children’s reading. Why must I read aloud to my children? When do you start reading to children? What can I do to prolong my child’s concentration time? What books are suitable for children of different ages? What happens when you watch too much TV? How long does watching TV harm children.This book

Read-Aloud Handbook is a summary of triles’ decades of research and Practice on children’s reading guidance. The book was first published in 1979 and revised eight times. It was selected as a designated textbook by more than 60 educational institutions in the United States. It was quickly introduced to China, Japan, South Korea, Australia, Britain, Spain and other countries. The sales volume in the United States alone exceeded 2 million.

Through many specific and credible cases, the book points out the problems and solutions that children may encounter in the process of reading, and expounds the advantages, methods and precautions of reading aloud. It has helped countless parents and teachers solve difficult educational problems, and made countless children lifelong book lovers.

Jim Treleases Read-Aloud Handbook, edited by Cyndi Giorgis, who is a education specialist, 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, an updated treasury of book recommendations curated with eye an for diversity, Jim Treleases Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children of all backgrounds and abilities discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

Some Reviews

“This book is about more than reading aloud. It’s about time that parents, teachers, and children spend together in a loving, sharing way.”The Washington Post

“Now, more than ever in the age of screens, this book is needed. Jim Trelease is a national treasure. Cyndi Giorgis has done a magnificent job updating this classic for today’s readers. Bravo!”—Rosemary Wells, author of the Max and Ruby series

“Reading aloud is a joyous experience for child and for parent. The Read-Aloud Handbook offers useful hints as to why the experience is so mutually rewarding and how to make it work.”—Arthur Schlesinger

The Read-Aloud Handbook promises to give parents, teachers, and all others who care about children, reading, and the pursuit of happiness new inspiration.”The Denver Post

“Fresh, vital, and inspirational…bravo for Trelease! I urge everyone who cares about literacy—and that should include people without children—to read this book.”Los Angeles Herald Examiner

“As I read this treasure of a book, I became more and more fascinated with its contents…I give it my unqualified recommendation.”—“Dear Abby”

About the Author

Jim Trelease ,who raduated from the University of Massachusetts, is a American reading research expert. He served as a writer and painter for Springfield daily for 20 years. In the meantime,, he went to community schools as a volunteer every week to talk with children about topics related to his career.

In 1979, he published a pamphlet at his own expense to publicize the importance of reading aloud and compiled a list of reading aloud books. This is the embryonic form of the Read-Aloud Handbook.

Since 1983, Trelease has been fully committed to educational research activities, giving speeches to parents, teachers and professional groups on topics such as children, literature and television media.

In 1989, he was rated as one of the eight people who contributed to the promotion of reading in the 1980s by the International Reading Organization.

On January 31, 2008, Trelease finished his public speech and decided to retire to accompany his family. On the eve of his retirement, he donated more than 2000 children’s books to the Mary Dryden veterans school, the school he volunteered to visit.

Over the past 30 years, he has given more than 2500 speeches and won praise from all walks of life. Since its first edition in 1982, the Read-Aloud Handbook has been revised every few years according to the progress of the times and research updates. This book is the author’s revised edition.

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