Graduate Research Papers


Open Access Graduate Research Paper


Seventy-nine talented and gifted 7th,8th, and 9th grade students were surveyed to identify their reading interests and attiitudes. A majority of the students indicated a positive attitude toward reading with a large variety of reading interests. Adventure, romance, comedy, and fantasy were the most popular topics. Favorite formats for this group were magazines, comics, and novels. Students indicated they receive reading guidance from parents, teachers, school librarians, and peers. Peer recommendations were most favored by the majority of students.

Degree Name

Master of Arts


Department of Curriculum and Instruction


Division of School Library Studies

First Advisor

Leah Hiland


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Date Original


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