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    • The Book Whisperer

    • Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child
    • By: Donalyn Miller
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette, Hillary Huber
    • Length: 5 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 194
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191

    In The Book Whisperer, Miller takes us inside her sixth grade classroom to reveal the secrets of her powerful but unusual instructional approach. Rejecting book reports, comprehension worksheets, and other aspects of conventional instruction, Miller embraces giving students an individual choice in what they read, combined with a program for independent reading. She also focuses on building a classroom library of high-interest books, and above all on modeling appropriate and authentic reading behaviors.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good

    • By SES on 03-31-12

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Reading in the Wild

    • The Book Whisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits
    • By: Donalyn Miller, Susan Kelley
    • Narrated by: Julie McKay
    • Length: 7 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    Teaching students to become lifelong readers. A companion to the bestselling The Book Whisperer, Reading in the Wild explores whether or not we are truly instilling lifelong reading habits in our students and provides practical strategies for teaching "wild" reading. Based on survey responses from over 900 adult readers and classroom feedback, Reading in the Wild offers solid advice and strategies on how to develop, encourage and assess key lifelong reading habits, including dedicating time for reading, planning for future reading, and defining oneself as a reader.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Valuable resource for teachers and parents!

    • By J. Y. Baker on 06-23-16

    Regular price: $19.95