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ERIC Number: ED295136
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 163
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8141-5639-8
ISSN: N/A
Voices of Readers: How We Come To Love Books.
Carlsen, G. Robert; Sherrill, Anne
Drawing on thousands of "reading autobiographies," in which generations of students wrote about their experiences with reading, this book investigates what makes young people want to read. Chapters include: (1) Growing with Books; (2) Learning To Read; (3) Literature and the Human Voice; (4) Reading Habits and Attitudes: When, Where, and How; (5) Sources for Books; (6) Reading and Human Relations; (7) What Books Do for Readers; (8) Subliterature; (9) Teachers and Teaching: The Secondary School Years; (10) Libraries and Librarians; (11) The Reading of Poetry; (12) The Classics; (13) Barriers: Why People Don't Read; and (14) Final Discussion. (ARH)
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd, Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 56398-015, $6.95 member, $8.75 nonmember).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.