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Children’s Literature in the Classroom: Engaging Lifelong Readers

Many reading programs today overlook an essential component of literacy instruction—helping children develop an enduring love of reading. This authoritative and accessible guide provides a wealth of ideas for incorporating high-quality children's books of all kinds into K-6 classrooms. Numerous practical strategies are presented for engaging students with picture books, fiction, nonfiction, and nontraditional texts. Lively descriptions of recommended books and activities are interspersed with tips for fitting authentic reading experiences into the busy school day. Every chapter concludes with reflection questions and suggestions for further reading. The volume also features reproducible worksheets and forms.