ERIC Number: EJ539915
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
"Look at This Nest!" The Beauty and Power of Using Informational Books with Young Children.
Reese, Debbie A.; Harris, Violet J.
Early Child Development and Care, v127-128 p217-31 1997
Examines why fiction books have usually been the genre of choice for reading aloud; research challenging the fiction-only approach; benefits of nonfiction books in the literacy experience of children; and how specific nonfiction books may be used to provide knowledge and an aesthetic experience comparable to that obtained with fiction. (MOK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue on: "Perspectives on Family Literacy."