Today I am joining with several dozen bloggers to invite you to an awesome summer book study showcasing Donalyn Miller's Reading in the Wild!
An amazing reader and teacher, Miller's first book, The Book Whisperer, shares her experiences in middle grades classrooms and how she has fostered a love of reading in her students. Her classroom is VERY INSPIRING! The book is so down-to-earth, a fast read, and filled with simple (but powerful) ways to create a culture of reading in your classroom. In The Book Whisperer, Millers leaves you with her frustration - students leaving her classroom loving reading but faced with future teachers that do not share Donalyn's enthusiasm for reading. Gradually, her students leave the practice of daily, just-because reading.
Here enters, Donalyn's second book, Reading in the Wild. This books acts as a follow-up to the first and discusses how to foster a love of reading that is lifelong and sustainable… even when a passionate teacher is not present. As a 3rd grade teacher, this is powerful to me. How do I structure reading and sharing opportunities that set the foundation for life-long reading at such a young age? Reading in the Wild addresses this question!
I would love for you to join us! You can click here or the image below to grab your copy.
So friends, are you in??
Oh, yeah! I forgot… :)
I'd LOVE to be able to give away a copy so that you could join us this summer, but it's a quick giveaway! It will end on Sunday so that the book can be ordered and sent to you, just in time for the start of the study :)