University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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March 10-11, 2018 (9:30am - 5:30pm)

Why We Should Read Aloud to Kids of All Ages

The author of "Book Whisperer" will talk about why reading aloud at home and at school is important for kids of all ages, provide practical advice for how to read aloud and where to locate the perfect book for a read aloud.

Donalyn Miller

Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and author of several books on engaging children with reading including "The Book Whisperer" and "Reading in the Wild." Donalyn is the co-founder of the community blog "Nerdy Book Club" and co-hosts the monthly Twitter chat #titletalk....

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The Book Whisperer
Donalyn Miller
John Wiley & Sons
March 2009
ISBN 9780470372272
227 pages
$24.95, INSTORE
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Known for her popular blog, "The Book Whisperer, " Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. More/less

Reading in the Wild
Donalyn Miller, Susan Kelley
John Wiley & Sons
November 2013
ISBN 9780470900307
273 pages
$22.95, INSTORE
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A companion to the best-selling The Book Whisperer outlines practical strategies for instilling passionate, life-long reading habits in students, drawing on extensive research to offer advice on both making recommendations and helping students to select their own reading material. More/less

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