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Kennemer, Phyllis K. – Top of the News, 1984
Summarizes results of analysis of 209 reviews of fiction books for children and adolescents appearing in six major selection aids in 1979, and discusses classification of statements in reviews--descriptive (objective statements); analytical (literary elements); and sociological (nonliterary considerations). The Classification of Book Reviews form…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Book Reviews, Children
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Jackson, John; And Others – RE:view, 1993
Ten "myths" about the Unified Braille Code (UBC) are debunked in this article. Myths address the official adoption of UBC, changes in literary Braille, input from users in determining the UBC's final form, the UBC and technical uses, the UBC and computer Braille translation, and continued availability of materials in current codes. (DB)
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, Reading Materials, Tactual Perception
Randall, Laura – Humanities, 1993
Reports on a reading-discussion program of the Vermont Reading Project. Describes the origins, development, and operation of the program. Includes titles of literature works used in the project. (CFR)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Johnson, Janis – Humanities, 1993
Asserts that, as society moves into an electronic age, the examination of the historical role of printed materials is developing as a new field of study. Reports on a project that will examine the history of the book in the United States and its significance in shaping and mirroring U.S. democratic values. (CFR)
Descriptors: Books, Cultural Context, Democracy, Democratic Values