ERIC Number: ED224878
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Books for Adult New Readers. A Bibliography Developed by Project: LEARN. Revised Edition.
O'Brien, Roberta Luther, Comp.
This annotated bibliography contains descriptions of instructional and supplemental reading materials that are recommended for English-speaking adults readinq at the seventh grade level or below. Covered in the first section are instructional materials dealing with the following topics: reading and writing; mathematics; science; homemaking and consumerism; health, safety, and well-being; jobs; life in the United States; and other times and places. Descriptions are also provided of leisure reading selections on a variety of topics, including stories of today; mystery, adventure, and romance; science fiction, the supernatural, and the unexplained; hobbies, sports, and entertainment; famous people and fantastic facts; and poetry, plays, and periodicals. Also mentioned are selections for use by reading tutors. Addresses of publishers, comments on series and a series index, and a title index are included. Appended to the bibliography are lists of recommended collections and suggested readings. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Reading Programs, Adults, Annotated Bibliographies, Biographies, Career Education, Consumer Education, Culture, Drama, Fiction, Health Education, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, History, Homemaking Skills, Instructional Materials, Mathematics, Nonfiction, Poetry, Reading, Reading Materials, Safety, Science Fiction, Sciences, Short Stories, Supplementary Reading Materials, Writing (Composition)
Project: LEARN, 2238 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: George Gund Foundation, Cleveland, OH.
Authoring Institution: Project LEARN, Cleveland, OH.
Identifiers: Adventure Stories; Mysteries (Literature); Project LEARN; Sports Stories