TITLE

rewarding reading

AUTHOR(S)
Almey, Helen; Clothier, Jan
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
English in Aotearoa;Oct2006, Issue 60, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the reading program of New-Zealand based Karamu High School-English Department to address the poor literacy rate of its students. Some of the teenage stories prescribed the English Department include "Survival," by Chris Ryan, "Just Stupid," by Andy Griffiths and "Tomorrow When the War Began," by John Marsden.
ACCESSION #
23316193

 

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