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A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Interest As Measured By A Student Interest Inventory And Recreational Nonfiction Books Checked Out Of The Library Media Center By Intermediate Grade Students At Sunnyside Elementary School, North Clackamas School District Number 12, Clackamas, Oregon, Larry Charles Leedy Jan 1982

A Study To Determine The Relationship Between Interest As Measured By A Student Interest Inventory And Recreational Nonfiction Books Checked Out Of The Library Media Center By Intermediate Grade Students At Sunnyside Elementary School, North Clackamas School District Number 12, Clackamas, Oregon, Larry Charles Leedy

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The purpose of this study was to determine if a correlation existed between the selection of recreational nonfiction books from a school library media center by elementary school students in grades four through six and the measured interest, as generated by the Student Interest Inventory, of the students. Data for this study was collected during the period September, 1982 and April, 1983 at Sunnyside Elementary School, North Clackamas School District Number 12, Clackamas, Oregon. The raw data for the measured interest and recreational nonfiction books checked out were arranged by Dewey Decimal Classification tens. By using the Pearson product-moment correlation ...