Professionally Speaking - September 1, 2003
"Presents a very down-to-earth approach to the effective teaching of reading."
"Bouchard does not shring from meeting some controversial issues head-on...Furthermore, searching questions threaded throughout challenge us to take action on both a personal and professional basis."
"This book should be on the reading list of every parent, teacher, student teacher and administrator."
School Library Journal - May 1, 2003
"If you need some fresh ideas to promote reading, this book is for you."
VOYA - April 1, 2002
"In a jargon-free style, Bouchard offers a comprehensive overview of what young people need to become independent readers."
Resource Links - January 1, 2002
"An excellent book for parents and educators. It is written in easy-to-understand language for parents and caregivers, yet reaches the professional educator in a very meaningful way with solid, well-researched pedagogy."
"This book is a must for all adults who have responsibility for the care and education of children."