Table of Contents for Read-Aloud Handbook


Acknowledgments vii
Introduction xi
Why Read Aloud?
1(26)
When to Begin Read-Aloud
27(33)
The Stages of Read-Aloud
60(46)
The Dos and Don'ts of Read-Aloud
106(7)
Read-Aloud Success Stories
113(26)
Home, School, and Public Libraries
139(24)
Television
163(30)
Sustained Silent Reading: Reading-Aloud's Natural Partner
193(31)
How to Use the Treasury
224(5)
Treasury of Read-Alouds
229(118)
Wordless Books
229(2)
Predictable/Cumulative Books
231(2)
Picture Reference Books
233(1)
Picture Books
234(51)
Short Novels
285(15)
Novels
300(31)
Poetry
331(6)
Anthologies
337(5)
Fairy and Folk Tales
342(5)
Appendix: A Note for Doomsayers Who Think Things Have Never Been Worse 347(6)
Notes 353(21)
Bibliography 374(4)
Subject Index for the Text 378(5)
Author-Illustrator Index for the Treasury 383