ERIC Number: ED295136
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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)
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Influence, Librarians, Libraries, Literature Appreciation, Naturalistic Observation, Peer Influence, Poetry, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Education, Reader Text Relationship, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Attitudes, Reading Habits, Reading Instruction, Reading Interests, Reading Research, Recreational Reading, Student Writing Models, Teacher Influence, Teaching Methods
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
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.