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Say It Out Loud! Read-Aloud Book Club

Katrina R. Pollitt


Traditional book clubs, where participants read a book on their own and then come together to discuss, have never really worked for my kids, teens, and families—or for me for that matter. It has always felt a little too “homework-ish.” You know what I mean: “Here’s a book. Go read and absorb, and then we’ll discuss with some prescribed questions.” This is definitely not my definition of fun, and I think book clubs need to be fun to be successful.

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