ERIC Number: EJ527305
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Comic Book Reading, Reading Enjoyment, and Pleasure Reading among Middle Class and Chapter 1 Middle School Students.
Ujiie, Joanne; Krashen, Stephen D.
Reading Improvement, v33 n1 p51-54 Spr 1996
Asks seventh-grade boys (in a middle-class school and a school where 82% of students were eligible for Chapter 1 funding) about comic book reading. Finds that those who reported more comic book reading also reported more pleasure reading in general, greater reading enjoyment, and reading more books. Finds no difference in frequency of comic book reading between the schools. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A