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ERIC Number: EJ607806
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0895-1381
Why Do We Listen to Stories?
Gallas, Karen
New Advocate, v13 n1 p35-40 Win 2000
Offers children's answers to the question, "Why do we listen to stories?" Explores what a group of second graders had to say about literature, imagination, and the place of stories in their own lives. Discusses the role of literature in unleashing imagination, helping humans see the big picture, and how "knowing the old helps us make the new." (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: The Role of Literature in Students' Lives in the Next Millennium.