If you want to raise kids who read not because they can, but because they love to… you’re in the right place.

On this episode of the Read-Aloud Revival podcast, Daniel Willingham and I discuss:

  • what cognitive science tells us that will help our kids fall in love with books. (It’s easier than you think!)
  • a new perspective on the role of technology in the reading life
  • and books that formed Daniel as a reader– he has great taste! ;)

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Episode 43
Winnie-the-Pooh

Winnie-the-Pooh

$12.99

Littles love these sweet stories, but older kids will get more of A.A. Milne’s humor. Pooh, Piglet, Eyeore and the whole gang are sweet and always overcoming a new challenge.

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By the Great Horn Spoon!

By the Great Horn Spoon!

$7.99

Set during the Gold Rush, Jack is searching for wealth to help his aunt. Along with his butler Praiseworthy, he sets off on the adventure of a lifetime. Will Jack find gold? (This one is laugh-out-loud funny!)

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The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog

The Original Adventures of Hank the Cowdog

$5.99

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Did you catch Mr. Erickson in one of our author events? You’ll love Hank even more if you hear about his origins, but kids will love this HUGE series of books about self-appointed head of security Hank and his pals.

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The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: a Calvin and Hobbes Treasury

The Essential Calvin and Hobbes: a Calvin and Hobbes Treasury

$18.99

Calvin has a best friend -- a stuffed? tiger named Hobbes, and a BIG imagination. Follow the pair’s adventures in these beloved comics.

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Why Don’t Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

Why Don’t Students Like School: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom

$19.95

**Description from Amazon: Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students thin...

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Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do

Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do

$26.95

**Description from Amazon: How parents and educators can teach kids to love reading in the digital age Everyone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence. In Raising Kids Who Read, bestselling author and psychology professor Daniel T. Willingham explains this phenomen...

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Henry Huggins

Henry Huggins

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This book continues to delight kids for another generation. He might be an average boy, but he doesn't have average adventures! Especially wonderful for dog-lovers.

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When Can You Trust the Experts: How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education

When Can You Trust the Experts: How to Tell Good Science from Bad in Education

$24.95

**Description from Amazon: Clear, easy principles to spot what's nonsense and what's reliable Each year, teachers, administrators, and parents face a barrage of new education software, games, workbooks, and professional development programs purporting to be "based on the latest research." While some of these products are root...

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The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System

The Magic School Bus Lost In The Solar System

$6.99

** Description from Amazon: To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Scholastic is re-releasing the ten original Magic School Bus titles in paperback. With updated scientific information, the bestselling science series ever is back!The fieldtrip to the planetarium is foiled when the museum turns out to be closed, but Ms. Frizzle sav...

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Horton Hears a Who!

Horton Hears a Who!

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** Description from Amazon: Horton is back! After his first appearance in Horton Hatches the Egg, everyone’s favorite elephant returns in this timeless, moving, and comical classic in which we discover that “a person’s a person, no matter how small.” Thanks to the irrepressible rhymes and eye-catching illustrations, yo...

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