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ERIC Number: EJ412958
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0510
A Comparison of the Reading Interests of Children in England and the United States.
Fisher, Peter J. L.; Ayres, George
Reading Improvement, v27 n2 p111-15 Sum 1990
Compares reading interests of 8- to 11-year-old children from the United States and England. Finds that (1) American children showed greater interest than English children in science, poetry, and biographies; (2) categories of jokes, mystery, crafts, and adventure were popular in both countries; and (3) expected sex differences between reading interests of boys and girls. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England); United States