How to Choose a Book That is a Good Fit for You!
Reading is interesting, but sometimes it is a headache to pick the right book from thousands of them in a library. Here are some tips on how to pick the right book for yourself.
Read two or three pages and ask yourself these questions:
Will it be an easy, fun book to read?
Do I understand what I am reading?
Do I know almost every word
When I read it aloud, can I read it smoothly?
Do I think the topic will interest me?
If most of your answers were "yes", this will be an easy book to read independently by yourself.
Will this book be too hard for me?
Are there five or more words on a page that I don't know, or am unsure of?
Is this book confusing and hard to understand by myself?
When I read it aloud, does it sound choppy and slow?
If most of your answers were "yes", this book is too hard. You should wait a while before you read this book. Give the book another try later, or ask an adult to read the book to you.