Reading aloud with children fosters a lifelong love of books, ensures better standardized test scores, promotes greater success in school, and helps instill the values we most want to pass on. This resource book is filled with hundreds of easy and inventive ideas, innovative projects, creative activities, and inspiring suggestions that have been shared, tried, and proven with children from birth through eighth grade. Brims with themes for superlative storytimes and book-based birthday parties, stories for reluctant readers, step-by-step instructions for book parades, book-related crafts, storytelling festivals, and more. Filled with age-appropriate book lists. 480 pages. 2003. $18.95. SPECIAL: 10% discount on 10+ copies.