Need a one-stop resource for jumpstarting sleepy library visitors? Ready to add punch to classroom discussions? In thiscompanion to his best-selling book Reid's Read-Alouds, children's lit guru Reid dips back into the classics to highlightoutstanding titles published between 1950 and 1999 that continue to connect with kids today. From humor and dramato science fiction and history, Reid makes it easy to find just the right place to begin, with unique 10-minute read-aloudsuggestions drawn from 200 carefully selected titles. Along with his kid-tested great reads, he includes Brief plot summaries and appropriate grade levels for each title Program planning suggestions Indexes by subject, author, title, and grade-levelAn excellent time-saver for the busy librarian or teacher, Reid's guide will enliven audiences and make reading fun.