ERIC Number: EJ439211
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Young Children's Strategies in Learning the "Book Language" of Information Books.
Pappas, Christine C.
Discourse Processes, v14 n2 p203-25 Apr-Jun 1991
Describes several distinctive discourse features of typical information books written for young children by comparing them to book language in typical storybooks. Analyzes four kindergartners' repeated "pretend readings" of three typical information books to reveal the strategies by which these children learn the characteristic linguistic properties of this genre. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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