The Power of Reading: Insights from the Research

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Libraries Unlimited, Jan 1, 1993 - Education - 119 pages
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"The author 'outlines and "proves" via...research reports how Free Voluntary Reading (FVR), the use of in-school free reading programs, is beneficial to children's reading comprehension, writing style, vocabulary, spelling, and grammatical development....This book will be useful for teachers and librarians (media specialists) who need solid data and numbers to take to their library directors or principals.'"

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Contents

The Cure
33
Other Issues and Conclusions
69
References
91
Researcher Index
109
Subject Index
115
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About the author (1993)

STEPHEN KRASHEN is Professor, School of Education, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. An Honoree of the National Association for Bilingual Education, his research specialty is language acquisition.

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