ERIC Number: EJ562434
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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What's So Magical about Those Magic School Bus Books? Textual Encounters of Another Kind.
Leal, Dorothy J.; Kearney, Michael K.
Ohio Reading Teacher, v31 n3 p62-66 Sum 1997
Suggests that the increasingly popular genre of informational storybooks can "turn students on" to independent learning from text. Notes that these storybooks, such as the Magic School Bus books, present and explain a nonfiction topic in a storybook format. Poses four questions as a framework for examining some of the key issues that have applications for today's classrooms. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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