How children find books for leisure reading: implications for the digital library
Cunningham, S.J. (2011). How children find books for leisure reading: implications for the digital library. In Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries, June 13-17, 2011, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (pp. 431-432).
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Finding a good book can be difficult, particularly for young readers. This paper adds to our understanding of how children select books for recreational reading by exploring the ‘native’ strategies (both successful and ineffective) that children employ in bookstores and libraries.