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release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Pam Allyn's Best Books for Boys
Get all boys reading with this extraordinary guide—chock-full of a wide range of must-read titles organized by interest, age, and development. With this resource in hand, you'll never again struggle to find the right book for even your most reluctant readers. The carefully chosen book selections are accompanied by brief explanations of each book, and a recurring feature, Talk About It, will help you extend the book through conversation, supporting and enhancing the reading experience. In addition, ready-to-use lessons align with themes and topics of special interest to boys that will motivate and inspire them to read more. Finally, Pam answers your most pressing questions about the challenges for boys as readers and shows you how you can maximize environments, routines, and structures to ensure that boys are reading widely and passionately. For use with Grades K-8.
release date: Dec 30, 2002
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High/Low Handbook

Finding well-written and engaging material for teens with substandard reading ability can be a challenge. This handbook is designed to help, describing more than 500 of the best new titles for reluctant teen readers and serving as a wonderful readers' advisory and collection development tool. The book is completely new and reorganized since its previous edition and is divided into two major sections. The first offers a core collection of fiction and nonfiction high/low titles, organized into broad topical areas that appeal to teens, such as careers, exploration, sports, disasters, and teen cultures. The second part presents mainstream YA books and magazines that can be used to build and supplement the core collection. Web sites and graphic novels have been included in addition to the totally new selection of titles. Grades 6-12

release date: Feb 24, 1998
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Great Books for Boys
BOOKS THAT WILL MAKE BOYS WANT TO READ!

Parents, grandparents, teachers, and librarians--we need a tool that guides us to the books that will inspire boys to read and keep them coming back for more. Now Kathleen Odean, a former member of the Caldecott and Newbery Award committees and author of the groundbreaking bestseller Great Books for Girls has compiled and annotated a unique collection of more than six hundred books--picture books, novels, mysteries, biographies, sports books, and more--that will fascinate and educate boys. Here are classic characters such as Frog and Toad, Bilbo Baggins, and Encyclopedia Brown; new favorites such as Bingo Brown, Martin the Warrior, and Harry the Dirty Dog; and real-life inspirations such as the Wright brothers, Jackie Robinson, and Jacques Cousteau.

The boys who discover reading from the books in this invaluable volume will witness a wide range of role models--and embark upon an adventure that will fuel their dreams for the rest of their lives.


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