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Booktalking Across the Curriculum
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With more than 160 booktalks and 330 book suggestions at your fingertips, this invaluable resource makes it easy to pick just the right books for your students.

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NANCY J. KEANE is Library Media Specialist, Rundlett Middle School, Concord, New Hampshire. She is recipient of the 2004 Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)/Sagebrush Education Resources Literature Program Award.

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"This up-to-date and practical handbook offers 170 ready-to-go booktalks, primarily of fiction; 330 additional annotated reading suggestions; and learning extension ideas that promote comprehension, discussion, writing, and research....The objective of this book is not remediation, but expansion of students' reading horizons and exposure to books on a variety of topics. This handy guide will lead teachers, librarians, and students to a diverse, quality selection of books that builds literacy, generates enthusiasm for reading, and reflects the middle-school curriculum."-School Library Journal ..."will enhance the way you give booktalks and give you confidence in the books you suggest."-Christian School Teacher "This author has made a valuable contribution with her well-written booktalks, learning ideas, and choices of books to use."-Booklist "Features 170 booktalks and 330 book suggestions, organized by subject, of appealing, age-appropriate titles (primarily fiction)."-Teacher Librarian "There are many booktalking resources available for teachers and librarians. What sets this book apart from the others is how well it supports the curriculum in middle grade classrooms....This title promises to be a terrific resource for both classroom teachers and librarians."-Library Media Connection "Educators will appreciate the fresh ideas, ease of use, and multitude of fiction and nonfiction works to enhance their instruction. Public librarians who visit schools will be able to quickly pull books that are applicable to the student's current curricular fields of study and will be prepared to talk about them in a way that will get a book into the hands of a reader....motivating if you have been wanting to begin booktalking but are not sure how. Exceptional."-The Shy Librarian "The thoughtfully chosen lists of books are valuable alone, as teachers seek to link lterature to their curriculum, but this resource is not merely a book of lists. Reading Keane's booktalks provides training in how to do them; no need for explanations....She pulls the listener or reader into the book immediately, leaving this reviewer eager to find the books she has not yet read. The learning extension ideas are brief and helpful. ...they address diverse learning styles. This book...is extremely useful, and one hopes that it will be updated every few years."-VOYA ?...will enhance the way you give booktalks and give you confidence in the books you suggest.?-Christian School Teacher ?This author has made a valuable contribution with her well-written booktalks, learning ideas, and choices of books to use.?-Booklist ?Features 170 booktalks and 330 book suggestions, organized by subject, of appealing, age-appropriate titles (primarily fiction).?-Teacher Librarian ?There are many booktalking resources available for teachers and librarians. What sets this book apart from the others is how well it supports the curriculum in middle grade classrooms....This title promises to be a terrific resource for both classroom teachers and librarians.?-Library Media Connection ?Educators will appreciate the fresh ideas, ease of use, and multitude of fiction and nonfiction works to enhance their instruction. Public librarians who visit schools will be able to quickly pull books that are applicable to the student's current curricular fields of study and will be prepared to talk about them in a way that will get a book into the hands of a reader....motivating if you have been wanting to begin booktalking but are not sure how. Exceptional.?-The Shy Librarian ?The thoughtfully chosen lists of books are valuable alone, as teachers seek to link lterature to their curriculum, but this resource is not merely a book of lists. Reading Keane's booktalks provides training in how to do them; no need for explanations....She pulls the listener or reader into the book immediately, leaving this reviewer eager to find the books she has not yet read. The learning extension ideas are brief and helpful. ...they address diverse learning styles. This book...is extremely useful, and one hopes that it will be updated every few years.?-VOYA ?This up-to-date and practical handbook offers 170 ready-to-go booktalks, primarily of fiction; 330 additional annotated reading suggestions; and learning extension ideas that promote comprehension, discussion, writing, and research....The objective of this book is not remediation, but expansion of students' reading horizons and exposure to books on a variety of topics. This handy guide will lead teachers, librarians, and students to a diverse, quality selection of books that builds literacy, generates enthusiasm for reading, and reflects the middle-school curriculum.?-School Library Journal .,."will enhance the way you give booktalks and give you confidence in the books you suggest."-Christian School Teacher

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