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How to Grow a Young Reader [Paperback]

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Overview
A guide to choosing books for children examines more than 1,800 titles and includes suggestions for encouraging children to develop a love of reading

Publishers Description
In an age of electronic games, TV, videos, and the Internet...You can raise a book lover.
Reading opens up a lifetime of learning and delight to children. In "How to Grow a Young Reader, "Kathryn Lindskoog and Ranelda Mack Hunsicker offer suggestions for creating a reader-friendly home, truths about how literature strengthens character development, and helpful strategies for nurturing a love of reading in any child.
Includes a helpful guide to over 1,800 books.


Item Specifications...

Pages   391
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.02" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.82"
Weight:   1.05 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Jun 18, 2002
Publisher   Shaw Books
ISBN  0877884080  
EAN  9780877884088  


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About this Author/Artist
<b>Kathryn Lindskoog</b> is a prolific writer, teacher, and literary critic. She is probably best known for her book <i>C. S. Lewis: Mere Christian,</i> an examination of the work of Lewis, who wrote to her, “You know my work better than anyone else I’ve met: certainly better than I do myself.” Among her twenty-one other books are <i>Creative Writing for People Who Can’t Not Write</i> and the three-volume <i>Dante’s Divine Comedy: Journey to Joy. </i>The mother of two grown children, she lives in California with her husband.<br><br><b>Ranelda Mack Hunsicker</b>, a former elementary and high school teacher, is now a freelance writer of books and articles and a staff writer for Chuck Swindoll’s Insight for Living ministry. She has written five books, includin


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How to Grow a Young Reader: A Parent's Guide to Books for Ki  May 19, 2000
I ordered this book as part of a group of books on how to get children to read and while I found some of the suggested reading familiar I had not realized that this book was written for the Christian family and make reference to such groups as Focus On the Family. The book was pretty evenhanded over all, but if enough information had been available for me to have know the focus of the book ahead of time I would not have purchased a reading guide with this orientation.
 
A WINNER  May 8, 1999
The young reader that I grew with this book as my instruction and inspiration is consuming books. Mandatory library visits--imposed upon me, not by me--have become one of the small pleasures of my life. I watch with delight as she stacks the books to her chin and lunges for the checkout counter. Several weeks ago, the checkout person informed her that she had been monitoring who was checking out the most children's books from our Tampa, FL library. My daughter had won first place.
 

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