YouthBOOX moves on

Harrison, Ruth
June 2004
Literacy Today;Jun2004, Issue 39, p14
Introduces the YouthBOOX moving On built on earlier YouthBOOX programs that developed partnership between youth workers and libraries to engage socially excluded young people with reading in Great Britain. Scope and coverage of the program; Role of book buying in the reading ability of youngsters; Benefits of the program for disadvantaged young people in reading.


Related Articles

  • How to Help Problem Readers.  // USA Today Magazine;Aug90, Vol. 119 Issue 2543, p8 

    Reports on the findings of a study conducted by the University of Southern California regarding methods for helping problem readers. Inception of the bottleneck concept coming from information processing; Use of a computer game combining accuracy and speed in reading tasks; Improvement in...

  • Foundation-level dyslexia: Assessment and treatment. Seymour, Philip H. K.; Evans, Henryka M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Sep/Oct1999, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p394 

    It is supposed that there is an early, foundation stage in beginning reading during which children acquire basic letter-sound knowledge, a capability for alphabetic processing, and a logographic sight vocabulary. An assessment of foundation processes was administered to Scottish children with...

  • Kindergarten Variables Predict Second-Grade Reading Outcome. Holzberger, Sheila // ASHA Leader;01/23/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p12 

    Focuses on the report `Estimating the Risk of Future Reading Difficulties in Kindergarten Children: A Research-Based Model and Its Clinical Implementation.' Findings of the report; Approach used by study authors; Significance of the report to early literacy instruction.

  • Getting Into the Adolescent Literacy Game. Ehren, Barbara J. // ASHA Leader;4/16/2002, Vol. 7 Issue 7, p4 

    Presents an analogy between basketball and adolescent literacy. Prevalence of adults with reading and writing difficulties; Aspects of adolescent literacy; Role of speech-language pathologists in developing adolescent literacy.

  • When ordinary children fail to read. Labov, William // Reading Research Quarterly;Jan-Mar2003, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p128 

    Deals with children who fall far behind in reading due to a specific cognitive impairment. Causes of failure to achieve literacy; Factors responsible for low educational achievement in inner-city schools; Behavior of children who are failing to learn to read.

  • Typography for Children with Reading Difficulties: Preferences for Type in Reading Books. Thiessen, Myra; Dyson, Mary C. // International Journal of the Book;2009, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p115 

    For children with developmental dyslexia the already challenging task of learning to read is made harder by difficulties with phonological processing and perceptual distortions. As a result, these children may be less motivated to practise their literacy skills. This is problematic in that...

  • Literacy Instruction for Secondary Students With Disabilities. Malmgren, Kimber W.; Trezek, Beverly J. // Focus on Exceptional Children;Feb2009, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1 

    The article focuses on the role of literacy instruction for adolescents with reading disabilities. It mentions the challenges encountered by secondary teachers in motivating adolescents, who still struggle with basic literacy tasks, to stay focus on the learning process and the execution of...

  • Media Watch.  // Literacy Today;Jun2009, Issue 59, p37 

    The article focuses on the different reports from several periodicals including The Times, Independent, and Guardian. One report discusses the health benefits of reading. Another one indicates that University of Bristol claimed that boys have to be taught in single-sex classes for English to...

  • Chile. Infante, Marta; Eakle, Jonathan A.; Garber, Andrew M. // Reading Research Quarterly;Oct-Dec2003, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p527 

    Introduces a report on literacy research projects in Chile. Factors contributing to the growth in literacy research in Chile; Information on a verbal-phonemic intervention for students with reading disabilities; Research on reading metacomprehension.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics