Abstract

National data were utilized to examine the influence of reading for pleasure on African American high school students' reading achievement. Overall, the study found that reading for pleasure positively impacted African American students' scores on a standardized measure of reading. Implications for teachers and parents were discussed.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1534-5157
Print ISSN
0018-1498
Pages
pp. 58-62
Launched on MUSE
2003-11-05
Open Access
No
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