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Committee on the Prevention of Reading Difficulties in Young Children

CATHERINE SNOW (Chair),

Graduate School of Education, Harvard University;

MARILYN JAGER ADAMS,

Bolt, Beranek, and Newman, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts;

BARBARA T. BOWMAN,

Erikson Institute, Chicago, Illinois;

BARBARA FOORMAN,

Department of Pediatrics, University of Texas, and Houston Medical School;

DOROTHY FOWLER,

Fairfax County Public Schools, Annandale, Virginia;

CLAUDE N. GOLDENBERG,

Department of Teacher Education, California State University, Long Beach;

EDWARD J. KAME’ENUI*,

College of Education, University of Oregon, Eugene;

WILLIAM LABOV,

Department of Linguistics and Psychology, University of Pennsylvania;

RICHARD K. OLSON,

Department of Psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder;

ANNEMARIE SULLIVAN PALINCSAR,

School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor;

CHARLES A. PERFETTI,

Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh;

HOLLIS S. SCARBOROUGH,

Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, Connecticut;

SALLY SHAYWITZ,

Department of Pediatrics, Yale University;

KEITH STANOVICH,

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto;

DOROTHY STRICKLAND,

Graduate School of Education, Rutgers University;

SAM STRINGFIELD,

Center for the Social Organization of Schools, Johns Hopkins University;

ELIZABETH SULZBY,

School of Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor;

M. SUSAN BURNS, Study Director;

PEG GRIFFIN, Research Associate;

SHARON VANDIVERE, Project Assistant

*  

Did not sign off on this book

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Starting out right : a guide to promoting children's reading success / M. Susan Burns, Peg Griffin, and Catherine E. Snow, editors ; Committee on the Prevention of Reading Difficulties in Young Children, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

p. cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0-309-06410-4 (pbk.)

1. Reading (Early childhood)—United States. 2. Reading disability—United States. I. Burns, M. Susan (Marie Susan). II. Griffin, Peg. III. Snow, Catherine E. IV. Committee on the Prevention of Reading Difficulties in Young Children.

LB1139.5.R43 S83 1998

372.1—ddc21

98-25492

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