Parent-Child Book Club (Paperback)

Connecting with Your Kids Through Reading

By Melissa Stoller, Marcy Winkler

Horizonline Publishing LLC, 9780982187005, 287pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2009

List Price: 19.95*
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Description

This book is a comprehensive resource presenting easy-to-follow ideas for organizing and conducting a parent-child book club for children ages four to nine. Through reading, discussing books, and engaging in related activities, families can promote long-lasting and meaningful connections. Throughout the book, the authors offer suggestions about how to choose books, develop discussion questions, create art and science projects, serve theme-related food, fashion puzzles, and organize physical activities. They also provide guidance on developing goals and guidelines for the book club, establishing book club routines, and leading the book club meetings. Significantly, the book contains 20 fully-tested Book Club Model Guides to help families easily start their own Parent-Child Book Clubs. By following the parent-child book club model, parents will embark on an adventure that sparks a lifetime of family connections.


About the Author

Melissa Stoller is a freelance writer who has written more than thirty articles on family-related topics. Before beginning her writing career, she taught early childhood education. She also served as a law school career counselor and practiced law for several years. She earned a B.A. from Wells College and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Marcy Winkler is a research librarian for a major investment bank and was the director of graduate recruiting at Barnard College. Winkler earned a B.A. from Cornell University, a J.D. from New York University Law School, and a Master of Library Science from Queens College.