The Read Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease
Now in its fifth edition, and more than one million copies sold, The Read-Aloud Handbook uses a combination of life experience and current research to support the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children. In the first half, the author offers proven techniques and strategies, along with the reasoning behind them, which encourage children to not only discover the pleasures of reading, but set them on the path to becoming lifelong readers. The second half includes a detailed bibliography of over 1000 titles, along with descriptions and related titles. This book is considered a must-have by MANY parents and educators.