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Book Whisperer Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child

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ISBN-10: 0470372273

ISBN-13: 9780470372272

Edition: 2009

Authors: Donalyn Miller, Jeff Anderson, Miller

List price: $16.99
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Known for her popular blog, "The Book Whisperer," Donalyn Miller is a dedicated teacher who says she has yet to meet a child she couldn't turn into a reader. Her approach, however, is not conventional. Miller dispenses with the more traditional reading instruction of book reports and comprehension worksheets in favor of embracing students' choices in books and independent reading. Her zeal for reading is infections and inspiring --and the results are remarkable. No matter how far behind Miller's students may be when they enter her 6th grade classroom, her students read an average of 40 books a year, achieve high scores on standardized tests, and internalize a love for books and reading that…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Donalyn Miller (Bedford, TX) teaches 6th grade language arts and social studies at Trinity Meadows Intermediate School in Keller, Texas. Her popular blog, "The Book Whisperer," is hosted by

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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, by Ron D. Myers, Principal
The Care and Feeding of a Classroom Library
Ultimate Library List
Student Forms
About the Author
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