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.
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Division of School Library Studies
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©1992 Rosemary Cortright Zummak
Zimmerman, Rosemary Cortright, "Reading Interests and Attitudes of the Iowa Governor’s Summer Institute Participants, 1991" (2023). Graduate Research Papers. 4119.