Focus of Interview: At What level is the biggest concern? What would you say is your most popular book? What inspired you to Write Reading Don’t Fix No Chevys? What advice would you give parents? What are 3 or 4 things a teacher can do with struggling readers? What advice do you have for librarians?...
My #1 Favorite Book of ALL TIME
I've read many books on Getting Boys to Read. Jeff and Michael's book, Reading Don't Fix No Chevys, has had the most impact on me and the hundreds of boys I have worked with over the years. This book provided concrete examples that really helped me undersatand what boys need to be successful in school. This book has been a HUGE inspiration in launching Getting Boys to Read.com and in my career as a Teacher-Librarian. I liked this book so much that I offered a free lunch for for teachers in my buidling that read it! I really liked how thorough their reearch was.
This book is a case study of a diverse mixture of 49 middle school and high school aged boys. Through tons of insightful interviews, you'll get to know these boys and issues that they face around literacy. This book is great for