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Author Allyn, Pam.

Title What to read when : the books and stories to read with your child and all the best times to read them / Pam Allyn.

Published New York : Avery, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  649.58 ALLY    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 318 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The Sound of Reading Calls Us Home -- Pt. I. The Power of Reading Aloud -- 1. Why We Must Read to and with Our Children -- 2. The Four Keys to Helping Your Child Become a Lifelong Reader -- 3. Supporting Your Child's Reading Life: Frequently Asked Questions -- 4. Landmark Books -- Pt. II. What to Read Aloud at Every Age -- 5. How to Read Aloud -- 6. The Chronological "When": The Reader's Ladder -- Pt. III. The Emotional "When": Fifty Essential Themes -- 7. How to Make Best Use of the Fifty Themes -- 8. The Fifty Themes: All the Best Books for the Moments That Matter Most -- Conclusion: Blueberries, Silvery Moons, and a Purple Plastic Purse.
Summary Award-winning educator Allyn offers parents and caregivers essential advice on choosing appropriate titles for their children--taking into account a child's age, attention ability, gender, and interests--along with techniques for reading aloud effectively.
Subject Reading (Early childhood)
Reading -- Parent participation.
Children -- Books and reading.
Oral reading.
ISBN 9781583333341 (pbk.)
1583333347 (pbk.)