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Knowing Readers | #PRREBO180003

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This publication explores: - teachers and teacher-librarians as partners in promoting reading; - the centrality of reading pleasure; - the importance of relationships and the enabling adult; and the building of a community of engaged readers. It incorporates strategies to inform practice for the early years of schooling through to material for young adults. It also includes an examination of a diverse range of texts supported by relevant resources and professional reading. Authors: Dr Susan La Marca and Dr Pam Macintyre. Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm. Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : School Library Association of Victoria, 2006. ISBN: 090997831X Item # : PRREBO180003 Contents: Section One. Connecting with theory. Introduction. Doing your own stunts: grown-ups, children and the Reading Phantom / Margo Lanagan -- 1. Testing times / Paul Jennings -- 2. It's the bee's flamin' knees: the intrinsic value of reading -- 3. Knowing adults: enabling engaged readers -- 4. Building relationships: a community of readers -- 5. Reading places: creating the physical reading environment -- Section Two. Connecting with readers. 6. Making the ordinary strange: reading for story -- 7. Critical curiosity: reading to know -- 8. Visual artistry: reading to see -- 9. Approaches to response: supportive practices -- 10. Exploring connections: thematic frameworks -- Section Three. Connecting with resources. 11. Web resources: information online -- 12. References and further reading list. Cost: Includes GST and postage and handling within Australia. For international postage please contact us at

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