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ERIC Number: ED134961
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Dec-24
Pages: 231
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Gateways to Readable Books. Fifth Edition.
Withrow, Dorothy E.; And Others
This bibliography of more than 1,000 titles for retarded and reluctant adolescent readers notes the grade level of difficulty of each book (the majority are of fifth-grade and sixth-grade level of difficulty) and includes annotations to indicate the nature of the books and to arouse interest in them. The categories under which the books are listed are adventure, aeronautics and outer space, animal life and adventure, biography, careers, community problems, family life and problems, folk tales and myths, girls' stories, health and saftey, history and geography, hobbies, humor, minorities, music and art, mystery and suspense, nationwide problems, old favorites, personality and how to be popular, poetry and drama, science, science fiction, seafaring, short stories, sports, transportation and communication, world problems, and young people around the world. Sections are included for reading texts and workbooks, books in series, magazines and newspapers, and simplified dictionaries. A directory of publishers and distributors and indexes by author, by title, and by grade level of reading difficulty conclude the book. (JM)
The H.W. Wilson Company, 950 University Avenue, Bronx, New York 10452 ($12.00 cloth)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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