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The enchanted hour : the miraculous power of reading aloud in the age of distraction / Meghan Cox Gurdon.

Gurdon, Meghan Cox (author.).
Book Book (2019.)
Description: xix, 278 pages ; 24 cm.
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019.
0 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 of 1 copy available at Peabody - Peabody Institute Library. (Show preferred library)
3 current holds with 5 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Peabody Main Adult New Nonfiction NEW LB 1573.5 .G87 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/25/2019
Beverly Main Children's Parents Shelf Child Parents Shelf LB 1573.5 .G87 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/08/2019
Melrose New Books (Browsing Room) 649.58 Gurdon (Text to Phone) Checked out 03/02/2019
Merrimack College On Order On Order 483202 (Text to Phone) On order -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus New Books LB1573.5 .G87 2019 (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/19/2019

  • ISBN: 9780062562814
  • ISBN: 0062562819
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographcial references and index.
Contents: What reading to children does to their brains -- Where it all began : once upon a time in the ancient world -- Reading together strengthens the bonds of love -- Turbocharging child development with picture books -- The rich rewards of a vast vocabulary -- The power of paying attention - and flying free -- Reading aloud furnishes the mind -- From the nursery to the nursing home : why reading aloud never gets old -- There is no present like time.
Summary: Examines how reading aloud makes adults and children smarter, happier, healthier, more successful, and more closely attached, even as technology pulls in the other direction.
Subject: Oral reading
Genre: Nonfiction
Citation: Gurdon, Meghan Cox. "The enchanted hour : the miraculous power of reading aloud in the age of distraction." New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2019.
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