By Kathleen A.Baxter
Suggests ways for presenting nonfiction books to students in irresistible ways, hundreds of ready-to-use booktalks, and a wealth of tips on booktalking. A companion title to the popular Gotcha! by the same authors, this new guide lets you pinpoint the right books to get children excited about reading nonfiction titles! With more than 350 nonfiction books, most of which have been published in the past four years, this guide makes it easy to find good reading material to use in your classroom, at the library, or at home. In addition to suggestions for presenting books to students in irresistible ways, hundreds of ready-to-use booktalks and a wealth of tips on booktalking make this title an invaluable and versatile resource. Even an outline for a booktalk program and a bibliography for collection development purposes are included. Educators can search thematically to find that correlate precisely with their curriculum requirements, and parents have an convenient tool to select just the right books for their children. While perfect for booktalk programs, librarians and school media specialists will also find this to be a valuable collection.