Gotcha Covered!

Gotcha Covered!

More Nonfiction Booktalks to Get Kids Excited About Reading

Book - 2005
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Gotcha Covered! is a third book by popular presenter and former public librarian Kathy Baxter. Michael Dahl, children's author, adds his expertise as coauthor of the volume. Over 300 all new nonfiction booktalks for children K-8 are presented in the same enthusiastic tone as the first two successful books. The books make it easy for you to find the best in children's nonfiction books and offers concrete ideas for presenting them. Booktalks are organized according to topics popular to young readers, making it easy to search for titles that correlate to curriculum areas, topics, and units of study. It also includes tips on booktalking and a bibliography for collection development. Grade levels for books are cited.
Presents over 300 all-new nonfiction booktalks for children K-8 in the same enthusiastic tone as the first two successful books.

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Baxter, a retired children's librarian, and Dahl, author of 50 fiction and nonfiction books for children and young adults, point teachers and librarians toward books that will get children excited about reading nonfiction. They describe the books and give ideas for presenting them to children in irresistible ways, offering ready-to-use booktalks and tips on booktalking. About 300 new nonfiction book talks are presented in the same tone as the two previous Gotcha! books. Booktalks are organized thematically according to topics popular with young readers. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2005
ISBN: 9781591582250
Branch Call Number: REF 028.55 BAX
Characteristics: xii, 219 p. :,ill. ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Dahl, Michael


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