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ERIC Number: EJ621238
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0030-1035
Reading Character in Children's Literature A Character Trait Study of Newbery Medal Books.
Leal, Dorothy J.; Glascock, Catherine H.; Mitchell, Deirdre; Wasserman, Darlene
Ohio Reading Teacher, v34 n1 p49-56 Spr 2000
Selects and evaluates a sampling of great children's literature to ascertain what values and character messages were being communicated to readers. Indicates that Newbery books are indeed "a compelling vision of the goodness of goodness itself." Notes that character trait analysis and discussion can be a fruitful forum for increased awareness of the actions and thoughts of literary character. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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