Do you worry about reading emergencies–getting caught waiting somewhere without a good book in hand?
Do you have to-read lists, piles, shelves, and/or book cases?
Do you have a reading plan–what you’ll be reading next, what title you’re saving for vacation, how you’ll proceed when your favorite list of award winners is announced?
You do? Oh, can we share title recommendations? Please???
You don’t? You think you don’t have time to read? Or that reading simply shouldn’t be a priority right now?
Then Reading in the Wild by Donalyn Miller and Susan Kelly is for you. Really. Yes it was written for educators, but its message is for all of us: Reading opens doors. Reading improves our brain power. Learning to love reading means cultivating key habits. It’s never too late.
Chances are your local library has a copy of this brand-new book that most members of my professional learning network devoured the instant it came out this month. If any of the following reasons are keeping you from going wild over reading, know that its pages contain solid advice,