Reading in the Wild

  • by Donalyn Miller, Susan Kelley
  • Narrated by Julie McKay
  • 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Teaching students to become lifelong readers. A companion to the bestselling The Book Whisperer, Reading in the Wild explores whether or not we are truly instilling lifelong reading habits in our students and provides practical strategies for teaching "wild" reading.
Based on survey responses from over 900 adult readers and classroom feedback, Reading in the Wild offers solid advice and strategies on how to develop, encourage and assess key lifelong reading habits, including dedicating time for reading, planning for future reading, and defining oneself as a reader. Includes advice for supporting the love of reading by explicitly teaching lifelong reading habits. Contains accessible strategies, ideas, tips, lesson plans and management tools along with lists of recommended books.
Co-published with Editorial Projects in Education, publisher of Education Week and Teacher Magazine. Packed with ideas for helping students choose their own reading material, respond to text, and build capacity for lifelong reading.

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Valuable resource for teachers and parents!

So much great info here. My only problem with the narration was the tedious spelling out of long web site names!
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- J. Y. Baker

Wild about Wild Readers

I loved this book! This is classroom changing read. So glad that I've chosen this one right before school is out, I have lots of ideas and plans for my library and my students next year.
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- Jackie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-18-2014
  • Publisher: Audible Studios