About the Book

Raising Bookworms: Getting Children Reading for Pleasure and Empowerment

by Emma Walton Hamilton

“Reading is more than a pastime. In today’s world, it’s a survival skill.” – Secretary Spellings, National Reading First Conference

Raising Bookworms offers over 150 powerfully effective yet simple strategies to engage even the most reluctant reader, and to build, maintain or restore a love of reading for every age range.

Readers will discover…

* Why reading is so essential for success in school and in life
* How to build – or restore – the critical connection between reading and pleasure
* The value of, and techniques for, reading aloud to children of all ages
* How to find the best books for young readers
* Answers to frequently asked questions about developmental issues, the impact of television and the internet, and engaging older children and reluctant readers
* Hundreds of activities, resources, recommendations and tools for building the foundation for a life-long love of reading

“A blueprint for raising successful readers!” – Ilene Abramson, Los Angeles Public Library

Pub. Date: December 1, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-9815833-0-3 (Trade Paperback)
978-0-9815833-1-0 (E-book)
Price: $14.95 Trade / $9.95 E-book
LCCN: 2008902969
Page Count: 208
Trim size: 6 x 9
Binding: Softcover
Backmatter: Appendices, Index, Bibliography

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