Jim Trelease





Jim Trelease

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Average rating: 4.37 · 3,001 ratings · 627 reviews · 11 distinct works · Similar authors
The Read-Aloud Handbook
4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 2,744 ratings — published 1982 — 25 editions
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The Read-Aloud Handbook: Se...
4.69 of 5 stars 4.69 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2013
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Hey! Listen to This: Storie...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
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Read All about It!
3.87 of 5 stars 3.87 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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The Read-Aloud Handbook: Si...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2006
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Raise a Reader boxed set
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5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1990
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Handbook for the Young Read...
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Once upon a Time
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2.8 of 5 stars 2.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1988 — 4 editions
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Read-Aloud Rhymes for the V...
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1986 — 6 editions
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“A nation that does not read much does not know much. And a nation that does not know much is more likely to make poor choices in the home, the marketplace, the jury box, and the voting booth. And those decisions ultimately affect the entire nation...the literate and illiterate.”
Jim Trelease

“The more you read, the better you get, the more better you get, the more you like it; and the more you like it, the more you do it.”
Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook

“This is not a book about teaching a child how to read; it's about teaching a child to want to read. There's an education adage that goes, "What we teach children to love and desire will always outweigh what we make them learn." The fact is that some children learn to read sooner than others, while some learn better than others. There is a difference. For the parent who thinks that sooner is better, who has an eighteen-month-old child barking at flash cards, my response is: sooner is not better. Are the dinner guests who arrive an hour early better guests than those who arrive on time? Of course not.”
Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook

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