The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child
March 2009, Jossey-Bass
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- High Profile Author: Donalyn Miller’s ongoing blog for teachermagazine.org is among the most visited and talked about internet teacher sites in the country. Her wisdom and advice are valued by teachers everywhere.
Market Demand: Teachers and preservice students are in acute need of guidance on how best to prepare students for high-stakes reading exams without resorting to ‘drill and kill’ instructional approaches.
Inspirational and Practical: Author offers renewed hope for both teachers and parents about the turnaround potential of failing readers. Author’s unconventional instructional approach lets students read books of their own choice. Book is packed with practical suggestions and includes list of recommended ‘kid lit’ that will help parents as well as teachers find books that students really like to read.