Connecting Boys With Books 2

Connecting Boys With Books 2

Closing the Reading Gap

eBook - 2009
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American Library Association
In his hugely successful Connecting Boys with Books (2003), Sullivan delved into the problem that reading skills of pre-adolescent boys lag behind those of girls in the same age group. In this companion book, Sullivan digs even deeper, melding his own experiences as an activist with perspectives gleaned from other industry experts to help you Learn about the books that boys love to read Uncover the signs that point to the reading gap Find creative new programming ideas to match boys’ interests Establish a strategic blueprint for boys and readingDrawing on more than 20 years of experience, Sullivan shows how to reinvigorate the sense of excitement that boys felt when they first heard a picture book being read aloud.
Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Sullivan shows how to reinvigorate the sense of excitement that boys felt when they first heard a picture book being read aloud.

Book News
A long-time children's librarian and library director, Sullivan (library and information science, Simmons College, Boston) follows his 2003 volume with a second on how librarians can counter the cultural stereotypes that drive boys away from libraries and books. He discusses such aspects as boys and girls being different, exposing boys to stories, promoting reading to boys, and creating the culture of literacy. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Suggests ways to fight cultural stereotypes that drive boys away from libraries and reading.

Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2009
ISBN: 9781441619167
144161916X
9780838909799
0838909795
9780838990506
0838990509
9780838990513
0838990517
Characteristics: 1 online resource (v, 119 pages)
Alternative Title: Connecting boys with books two

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