Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Reid's Read-Alouds 2 (book)

Reid, R. (2011). Reid's Read-Alouds 2: Modern-Day Classics from C.S. Lewis to Lemony Snicket. Chicago, IL: American Library Association. ISBN: 978-0-8389-1072-6

Need a one-stop resource for jumpstarting sleepy library visitors? Ready to add punch to classroom discussions? In this companion to his best-selling book Reid’s Read-Alouds, children’s lit guru Reid dips back into the classics to highlight outstanding titles published between 1950 and 1999 that continue to connect with kids and teens today. From humor and drama to science fiction and history, Reid makes it easy to find just the right place to begin, with unique 10-minute read-aloud suggestions drawn from 200 carefully selected titles. Along with his field-tested great reads, he includes
  • Brief plot summaries and appropriate age levels for each title
  • Program planning suggestions
  • Indexes by subject, author, title, and grade-level
An excellent time-saver for the busy librarian or teacher, Reid’s guide will enliven audiences and make reading fun.

(book description)