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The book whisperer : awakening the inner reader in every child

Author: Donalyn Miller; Jeff Anderson
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, ©2009.
Series: Jossey-Bass teacher.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an average of 40 to 50 books a year. Miller's unconventional approach dispenses with drills and worksheets that make reading a chore. Instead, she helps students navigate the world of literature and gives  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donalyn Miller; Jeff Anderson
ISBN: 9780470372272 0470372273
OCLC Number: 251208607
Description: xi, 227 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: There and back again --
Everybody is a reader --
Whisper : student surveys --
There's a time and a place --
Reading freedom --
Whisper : reader's notebooks --
Walking the walk --
Cutting the teacher strings --
Whisper : end-of-year evaluations --
Letting go --
Afterword / Ron D Myers --
Appendix. Care and feeding of a classroom library ; Ultimate library list ; Student forms.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass teacher.
Responsibility: Donalyn Miller ; foreword by Jeff Anderson.

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Donalyn Miller says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. No matter how far behind Miller's students might be when they reach her 6th grade classroom, they end up reading an  Read more...

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[ Starred review ] Miller, a sixth-grade language arts and social studies teacher and blogger, has enabled students of many different backgrounds to enjoy reading and to be good at it; her students Read more...

 
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