read from

read from something

to read [aloud] from something in particular. I will now read from a book of poetry that I like very much. I like that poem very much. What are you reading from?
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Golda, the 11-year-old golden retriever, sat next to Anthony Ruacho, 5, as he read from the book ``Go Dog.
Lastly the teacher will ask that student to read from the beginning of that sentence.
Do we empower our students to embrace literature in a personally meaningful way--do we foster a type of reading that liberates them to read from their own system of values and individual perspective--or do we reduce reading to a disciplined march into obedience and forced fealty?
Throughout the day, hundreds of authors will read from and sign copies of their latest books, with Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) officiating as the bookseller for those events.
color) Mayor James Hahn, left, and author Ray Bradbury listen to actor Joe Mantegna read from ``Fahrenheit 451'' at the One City, One Book kickoff.
The information might well assist pupils to use this as background content to understand better what will be read from a basal or library book.