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Keyword - Diverse Texts

Diverse texts
Texts on a variety of levels and variety of topics; includes multicultural literature, non-print texts, student writing as text
Research Summaries

Bean, T., & Rigoni, N. (2001). The impact of a multicultural young adult novel on intergenerational dialog discussion journals. Reading Research Quarterly, 36, 232-248.

Boyd, F. B. (2002). Conditions, concessions, and the many tender mercies of learning through multicultural literature. Reading Research and Instruction, 42, 58-92.

Franzak, J.K. (2004). Constructing struggling readers: Policy and the experience of eighth-grade readers. In C. Fairbanks, J. Worthy, B. Maloch, J. Hoffman, & D. Schallert (Eds.), Fifth-third yearbook of the National Reading Conference (pp. 189-205). Oak Creek, WI: National Reading Conference.

Hartman, D. K. (1995). Eight readers reading: The intertextual links of proficient readers reading multiple passages. Reading Research Quarterly, 30, 520-561.

Hynd, C. R. (1999). Teaching students to think critically using multiple texts in history. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 42, 428-436.

Ivey, G., & Broaddus, K. (2001). "Just plain reading": A survey of what makes students want to read in middle school classrooms. Reading Research Quarterly, 36, 350-377.

Love, K., & Hamston, J. (2004). Committed and reluctant male teenage readers: Beyond bedtime stories. Journal of Literacy Research, 36, 335-400.

Merchant, G. (2001). Teenagers in cyberspace: An investigation of language use and language change in internet chatrooms. Journal of Research in Reading, 24, 293-306.

Moss, G., & McDonald, J. (2004). The borrowers: Library records as unobtrusive measures of children's reading preferences. Journal of Research in Reading, 27, 401-412.

Smagorinsky, P., & O'Donnell-Allen, C. (1998). Reading as mediated and mediating action: Composing meaning for literature through multimedia interpretive texts. Reading Research Quarterly, 33, 198-226.

Vyas, S. (2004). Exploring bicultural identities in Asian high school students through the analytic window of a literature club. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 48, 12-23.