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Literacy in America [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of History, Theory, and Practice (Hardback)
  • Literacy in America [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of History, Theory, and Practice (Hardback)

Literacy in America [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of History, Theory, and Practice (Hardback)

Hardback 779 Pages / Published: 02/12/2002
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The definitive encyclopedic resource on literacy, literacy instruction, and literacy assessment in the United States.

* 400 A-Z entries cover assessment, instruction, and general literary topics

* Includes literary resources and professional organizations

* Surveys literacy publications for professionals

* Includes three literacy reports

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781576073582
Number of pages: 779
Weight: 394 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 17 mm

"[T]his two volume set offers a comprehensive overview of the study and practice of literacy in the United States . . . It should become a valued reference to those in the field and a wondrous source of information for anyone even remotely interested in the subject of literacy. Highly recommended for large public and academic libraries." - Library Journal
"[I]mpressive . . . academic libraries supporting education courses, in particular, will find this a natural choice." - Against the Grain
"Recommended." - Choice
"[I]t is surprising that a comprehensive encyclopedia on literacy and its many dimensions has not appeared earlier . . . Throughout, literacy is examined not just as the capability of an individual to read and write but also as a dynamic force in society . . . substantial articles . . . unquestionable value for library collections and curriculum centers serving teachers in training, practitioners in the field, and researchers." - Booklist

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