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ERIC Number: EJ562387
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0270-2711
Children's Book Preferences: Patterns, Particulars, and Possible Implications.
Boraks, Nancy; Hoffman, Amy; Bauer, David
Reading Psychology, v18 n4 p309-41 Oct-Dec 1997
Surveys 315 fourth- and fifth-grade inner city and suburban children from Virginia and Ohio about their "most favorite" book, with titles categorized by literary genre. Finds little overlap with individual titles but emergence of some genre patterns--girls favoring realistic fiction and boys selecting fantasy; inner city children selecting fantasy and suburban children selecting realistic fiction. (PA)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ohio; Virginia