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Young Readers like to Stretch

Young Readers like to Stretch ELSEWHERE I have said in effect that we have, at some centres, so developed our work with children that we have created a vested interest which is, maybe with the best intentions in the world, often keeping children from real books rather than encouraging them to use them and further, I would add that I have often wondered whether in our children's libraries we do not strive to inculcate in the young people precisely those reading habits that we deplore when they grow up. These two ideas require elaboration. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Review Emerald Publishing

Young Readers like to Stretch

Library Review , Volume 12 (5): 7 – May 1, 1949

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0024-2535
DOI
10.1108/eb012141
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Abstract

ELSEWHERE I have said in effect that we have, at some centres, so developed our work with children that we have created a vested interest which is, maybe with the best intentions in the world, often keeping children from real books rather than encouraging them to use them and further, I would add that I have often wondered whether in our children's libraries we do not strive to inculcate in the young people precisely those reading habits that we deplore when they grow up. These two ideas require elaboration.

Journal

Library ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1949

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