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ERIC Number: EJ515887
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Book Club Goes to Jail: Can Book Clubs Replace Gangs?
Hill, Margaret H.; Van Horn, Leigh
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v39 n3 p180-88 Nov 1995
Describes how students in a juvenile detention center became deeply involved in reading through Book Club, which offered them identity, established an environment for peer approval and recognition, and gave them a chance to excel. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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