Reading Reasons

Reading Provides "Imaginative Rehearsals"

Kenneth Burke

Reading Reasons:

  • Reading provides an imaginative rehearsal for the world we live in.

  • Reading builds vocabulary.

  • Reading develops your background knowledge.

  • Readers know that the book is always better than the movie.

Tips for Choosing Books

Do you know how to investigate a book before you read?

Find Out What "Readers" Are Reading

Tips for Choosing a Book:

  • Look for book award stickers on the front cover.  If the book has won awards, others liked it so you might, too.

  • Look for a book trailer on YouTube.

  • Look for a summary sentence on the copyright page. Most hard back books have a single sentence that sums up the book.

  • Read a sample chapter of the book on or  If you like it, read on.  If not, move on.


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