- Publish Date: 1998-01-15
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Mona Kerby
School library media specialists play many rolesinformation specialist, teacher, instructional consultant. One of their most important duties is stimulating the joy of reading in children. Enjoying reading is essential for the lifelong learner, yet often is discarded for simple skills sessions that do not fully activate a child's potential.
In Reading Fun, Mona Kerby draws on her fifteen years of experience at J.B. Little Elementary School in Arlington, Texas, to provide the busy library media specialist with seventy simple, but effective, activities designed to motivate students to readand reproducible bookmarks, worksheets, games, and certificates to facilitate them. Activities are centered around specific authors, award winning books, fairy tales, biographies, Dewey decimal practice, summer reading, and more. Also included are helpful hints for adapting the activities to particular students and library situations. Grade level appropriateness is indicated.