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Donelson, Ken, Ed. – Arizona English Bulletin, 1976
The articles collected in this bulletin survey a wide range of topics concerning adolescent literature. Some of the titles included are "Seven Myths about Adolescent Literature" (Paul B. Janeczko), "The Book as Enemy" (Thomas Weaver), "Popular Non-Fiction Titles for Adolescents" (Noma Russell), "Values and Paperback Power" (Nel Ward), "An Approach…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies
Whitman, Robert S. – Illinois English Bulletin, 1964
Superior high school students (975 finalists in the NCTE Achievement Awards Program) were surveyed to find what one book was most significant to each of them in their high school experiences, and the reason for the significance. In response to questionnaires, the students cited 416 different titles, 72% of which were novels. The top 10 books were…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Bibliographies, Books, English Instruction
MacGregor, Norman – 1970
This study investigated how the location of questions in factual reading matter (before, after, or interspersed throughout) affected retention by 60 adult subjects divided among six treatment groups. It was hypothesized that: (1) pre-positioned questions will prove superior to interspersing in terms of mean retention scores; (2) interspersed…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adults, Bibliographies
Sharp, Wendy – Horn Book Magazine, 1981
Describes activities with paperback books that have succeeded in practice with 10- to 12-year-old children and provides a suggested booklist. (MKM)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Intermediate Grades, Motivation Techniques, Paperback Books
Heins, Ethel L.; And Others – Horn Book Magazine, 1978
Lists and annotates 59 new children's books, divided according to the following categories: picture books, stories for younger readers, stories for intermediate readers, stories for older readers, poetry and plays, and nonfiction. Also annotates two books for adults that deal with children's literature and reading habits. (GW)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Bibliographies, Books
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Olsen, Turee – Reading Teacher, 1974
Discusses several books listing and discussing children's books and selection practices. Most of the lists include annotations. (TO)
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Library Material Selection
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Elvove, Marjorie R. – English Record, 1973
Descriptors: Bibliographies, High School Seniors, High School Students, Reading Habits
Murray, Robin Mark – 1977
The significance of authors' reading notes may lie not only in their mechanical function as information storage devices providing raw materials for writing, but also in their ability to concentrate and to mobilize the latent emotional and creative resources of their keepers. This document examines records of reading found in the published…
Descriptors: Authors, Bibliographies, Books, Creative Writing
Chancellor, John; Williams, Chester S. – Office of Education, United States Department of the Interior, 1937
Adults cannot be induced to go "back" to school but they can be assisted in continuing their education. The school, the university, forums, discussion groups, libraries, newspapers, magazines, the radio, and the motion pictures all have roles to play in making education a continuing process for adults. The public forum demonstrations,…
Descriptors: Discussion Groups, Citizenship Education, Civics, Adult Education