Reading Provides "Imaginative Rehearsals"
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 Amazon.com or BN.com. If you like it, read on. If not, move on.