Finding the best books for young readers with special needs is easier with the help of this authoritative guide. Recommended titles include picture books, chapter books, short novels, and poetry for children and young adults, each with a description, reading level, and learning activities. It is the ideal book for anyone seeking help in the selection and use of good books to foster literacy development and to promote enthusiasm for and a love of reading.
Nancy S. Williams is a professor in the School of Education at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois. She teaches courses in reading, children's literature, and supervises remediation practica in reading and learning disabilities.
Chapter 1 List of Figures Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 1 Getting Started Chapter 5 2 Selecting Good Books Chapter 6 3 Using Good Books to Promote Literacy Chapter 7 4 Supporting Interest and Reading Level Chapter 8 5 Finding Resources Chapter 9 Appendix A: Book Titles by Genre Chapter 10 Appendix B: Book Titles by Interest Chapter 11 Index Chapter 12 About the Author