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Great Read-Alouds for Older Kids

Post by Beth Gerall
Posted September 15, 2011 in NoveList K-8 Plus, NoveList Plus, Podcasts

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Did you know that older kids also enjoy hearing stories read aloud? The trick is finding the right books to make them want to listen.

NoveList K-8 has resources to make it easy for teacher, parents, and librarians to find just the right books for their children.

One of the fabulous resources you can find within NoveList K-8 is this podcast from staff member Beth Gerall. Listen as Beth talks about how reading aloud is enjoyable for all ages -- even older kids enjoy the change of pace sometimes! Beth also describes how you can use NoveList to find those books that older kids will enjoy hearing out loud.

About NoveList K-8

NoveList K-8 focuses specifically on reading materials for younger children and teens. NoveList K-8 Plus helps parents, teachers, and librarians ensure successful reading by discovering titles that students will understand, read, and enjoy, and then find more books like those. With NoveList K-8, you will find resources like BookTalks, Picture Book Extenders, Grab and Go thematic booklists, and Curricular Connection articles designed to improve literacy, connect reading across curricular areas, teach reading and writing concepts, and engage young readers. Consider upgrading to NoveList K-8 Plus to also get nonfiction titles.