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Raising a Rock-Star Reader

75 Quick Tips for Helping Your Child Develop a Lifelong Love for Reading

Allison McDonald, Amy Mascott


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From the creators of the popular education blogs Teach Mama and No Time for Flash Cards comes a must-have parents’ guide for raising lifelong readers and learners. Written for today’s time-crunched parents, this book is filled with easy-to-implement tips for creating a literate environment and fun, quick activities for building children’s oral language and early reading and writing skills. Just five minutes a day every day is all it takes to foster a child’s love of reading and learning!

Praise For Raising a Rock-Star Reader: 75 Quick Tips for Helping Your Child Develop a Lifelong Love for Reading

“Raising a Rock-Star Reader by Amy Mascott and Allison McDonald is a must-have for every parent, grandparent, caregiver: all who love and nurture a child! This wonderfully warm yet truly brilliant book provides practical and accessible tips and exercises to actively engage all children in becoming lifelong readers and writers, right from the start. Wise, thoughtful, abundantly knowledgeable, and deeply accessible to us all, authors Mascott and McDonald expertly guide us to feel confident in creating a truly rich reading and writing experience for our child, from their very youngest age. Creative, practical, and accessible exercises and activities fill the pages of this indispensable parenting companion.”
—PAM ALLYNLiteracy Advocate, Author and Founder of LitWorld 

“As an award-winning educational blogger and educator, I’ve been familiar with the incredible work Amy and Allison have done for years. However, not only as a teacher do I appreciate what they share, but as a mother of two children, I often find myself turning to their resources and advice to support my efforts at home and within the classroom. Raising a Rock-Star Reader is truly the book I have been waiting for: one that is filled with practical tips I can read today and try tomorrow. These ladies have packed this book with priceless step-by-step guides, easy-to-understand language, beautiful visuals, and creative tips to help each person feel the success they’ve been craving for each young reader to possess. This is not only a book you’ll read cover to cover; it’s one you’ll find yourself referring to time and time again for those ‘just-right’ ideas that simply work!” —ERIN KLEINScholastic Top Teacher, Speaker, Author, Award-Winning Educator

Scholastic Teaching Resources, 9780545806176, 128pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2015