Reading, film & radio tastes of high school boys & girls

by Walter J. Scott

Publisher: Council for Educational Research in Wellington, New Zealand

Written in English
Published: Pages: 207 Downloads: 94
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  • Books and reading.,
  • Motion pictures and children.,
  • Radio and children.

Edition Notes

Statementby W. J. Scott.
SeriesEducational research series ;, no. 28
LC ClassificationsZ1003 .S44
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6027218M
LC Control Number48001660

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Instead, summer reading material should be chosen with regard to the interests of teens. Done this way, summer reading helps kids realize that reading is not just something done in school.

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He was a founder member of the Wellington Co-operative Book Society, which ran Modern Books bookshop and initiated a short but impressive venture into the publication of New Zealand authors. During the war years he researched and wrote Reading, film and radio tastes of high school boys and girls, a landmark survey of teenagers’ leisure-time.

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