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What Readers Can Do

2.91  ·  Rating Details ·  22 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Paperback, 6 pages
Published 2004 by Scholastic Inc.
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Alexis Munk
Nov 30, 2016 Alexis Munk rated it liked it
Shelves: picture, fiction
This book is very short. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone over 2nd grade. It would make for a great read aloud. It also shows that when you read a book you can imagine you are anyone and you are anywhere in the world. It really shows you how great reading is.
Jan 01, 2015 Miriam rated it did not like it
This book was cute, but it stood at a bafflingly short six pages. If it had been a standard thirty-two, or even sixteen pages, I would have rated it much higher. As it was, it read more like a small piece of a missing verse of the Reading Rainbow theme song than an honest-to-goodness book.

The rhymes were clever and the vocabulary surprisingly sophisticated, and the point of the book was a good one. I'm sure if this book had been longer, it would be one that would stick in the memory of any young
Karah Webb
Mar 22, 2014 Karah Webb rated it liked it
Shelves: beginner-book, fun, rhyme
This story has rhyming throughout the short book. I enjoyed how the main characters are little dragons or little monsters of some sort. When a reader reads through this book, their imagination can really soar. Even though this book is very short, reading this book, so many new things and experiences can be created. Young readers will especially enjoy this book because it has the rhyming factor, the great pictures, and the short length. I would give this story to a young reader who does not ...more
Nov 02, 2015 Jane rated it really liked it
What Readers Can Do is a very short book that points out to children what they can find in books. As adults we realize that books can help us have a fantasy, learn about new things, go back in time with historical fiction and visit far away places, but to a child books are a new experience and this book points out in a few pages all the things a few books can do. When reading and discussing this book I use terms like historical fiction, time travel and fantasy to increase the vocabulary of the c ...more
Meg McGregor
Jun 19, 2013 Meg McGregor rated it liked it
Shelves: read-to-lexi
A great book to show even the youngest child that reading is one of the most fun activities as you meet new friends and have new adventures.

Read to your children at least 20 minutes a day and remind the older ones they need to read at least that much everyday too!
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Cute book, but too short.
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a great collect of books for early readers
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Composer, recording artist, wilderness guide, and self-taught naturalist-Douglas Wood is perhaps most widely known as the highly acclaimed author of OLD TURTLE, a 1993 ABBY Award winner and an International Reading Association Book of the Year. Author of several books for readers of all ages, Douglas says he is always seeking themes that are universally significant to both children and adults. His ...more
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