Nonfiction trade book use in primary grades

Palmer, Rosemary G.; Stewart, Roger A.
September 2003
Reading Teacher;Sep2003, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
Presents a study which investigated the use of nonfiction trade books in primary education in the U.S. Rationale for using nonfiction trade books; Observations on inappropriateness of reading level materials in primary education; Factors which kept teachers from using more informational texts in their classrooms.


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