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Donalyn Miller, known as "The Book Whisperer" for her insightful advice on what students like to read and how to foster independent reading, teaches language arts and social studies at Peterson Elementary in Fort Worth, Texas.
Susan Kelley has taught reading for over thirty years and currently teaches language arts and social studies at Trinity Meadows Intermediate in Keller, Texas.
Foreword, by Teri S. Lesesne xi
LIFE, THE UNIVERSE, AND EVERYTHING 1
CHAPTER 1 Wild Readers Dedicate Time to Read 5
CREATING A WORKSHOP SCHEDULE THAT WORKS FOR YOU 37
CHAPTER 2 Wild Readers Self-Select Reading Material 42
CURATING A CLASSROOM LIBRARY 79
CHAPTER 3 Wild Readers Share Books and Reading with Other Readers 87
CONFERRING: WHAT’S THE POINT? 129
CHAPTER 4 Wild Readers Have Reading Plans 135
BUILDING A PERSONAL CANON 158
CHAPTER 5 Wild Readers Show Preferences 162
Appendix A: Reader’s Notebook Sheets 198
GENRE REQUIREMENTS GRAPH 199
MY READING LIST 200
BOOKS TO READ LIST 206
STATUS OF THE CLASS 207
Appendix B: Reading Habits Reflections 208
MY READING ITINERARY 209
MY SELECTION REFLECTION 214
MY READING INFLUENCES 217
Appendix C: Reading Habits Assessments 219
Appendix D: Reading Habits Surveys 222
WILD READER SURVEY 223
END-OF-YEAR READING HABITS SURVEY 227
END-OF-YEAR READING PREFERENCES SURVEY 231
Appendix E: Students’ Favorite Titles and Series 234
About the Authors 258
About the Sponsor 259