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What’S The Deal With Junie?: Responses From Second And Third Graders To Junie B. Jones, Sarah C. Hull
Education and Human Development Master's Theses
This study examined what children noticed from the Junie B. Jones popular culture series through the use of a book club. The two books read were Junie B. Jones Is Not a Crook (Park, 1997) and Cheater Pants (Park, 2003). Semi-structured and open-ended questions were utilized to gather data. Then, the participants collaboratively created a script based on one of the books. All six sessions were videotaped so that I could review them for accurate data collection.
The children shared many comments throughout the sessions. Generally, the comments indicated that Junie’s language did not always sound “right,” and the ...