Adam's Righting Revolutions: One Child's Literacy Development from Infancy Through Grade One
This unique longitudinal study of one child's writing development over the course of six years illustrates clearly how one young child entertained a variety of word-creation hypotheses before he eventually constructed an accurate, alphabetic hypothesis.
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PART TWO CONNECTIONS
appendix b Adam Learns to Distinguish Pictures and Print
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