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Literacy Area Programs - Publications

The journal articles, presentations and honors listed below are representative of the work of the Literacy Area Programs staff.

Representative Publications

  • Kasten, W., Kristo, J.V., & McClure, A. (2005). Living literature: Using children’s literature to support reading and language arts. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Merrill Prentice Hall.
  • Kristo, J.V., & Bamford, R.A. (2004). Nonfiction in focus: A comprehensive framework for helping students become independent readers and writers of nonfiction, K-6. New York: Scholastic Professional Books.
  • Bamford, R.A., & Kristo, J.V. (Eds.). (2003). Making facts come alive: Choosing and using quality nonfiction literature K-8. 2nd Ed. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon.
  • McClure, A.A., & Kristo, J.V. (Eds.) (2002). Adventuring with books: A booklist for pre-k-grade 6 (13th Ed.). Urbana, IL: The National Council of Teachers of English
  • Bamford, R.A., & Kristo, J.V. (Eds.). (2000). Checking out nonfiction k-8: Good choices for best learning. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon.
  • Bamford, R.A.,& Kristo, J.V. (Eds.). (1998). Making facts come alive: Choosing quality nonfiction literature K-8. Norwood, MA: Christopher-Gordon.

Formal Annual Reports

  • Lysy, Daria C., Moore, Paula F., & Bamford, Rosemary A. (2001). State of Maine Reading Recovery Report and Evaluation for 1998-2000.
  • Lysy, Daria C., Moore, Paula F., & Bamford, Rosemary A. (1999). State of Maine Reading Recovery Report and Evaluation for 1997-1998.
  • Lysy, Daria C., Moore, Paula F., & Bamford, Rosemary A. (1998). Reading Recovery Qualitative Summaries Report for Maine 1997-1998.
  • Moore, Paula, Lysy, Daria C., & Bamford, Rosemary. (1998). State of Maine Reading Recovery Revised Report and Evaluation 1996-1997 Supplement: Carried-over Children.
  • Moore, Paula, Lysy, Daria C., Kimmey, Tonya, Bamford, Rosemary, & Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1998). State of Maine Reading Recovery Revised Report and Evaluation 1996-1997.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1996, November 22). Qualitative Surveys Summary Report.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1996). State of Maine Reading Recovery Report and Evaluation 1995-1996.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1995). State of Maine Reading Recovery Report and Evaluation 1994-1995.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1995, December 1). Reading Recovery Qualitative Surveys Summary Report.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1994). Reading Recovery in Maine State Report 1991-1994.
Formal Occasional Reports
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1997, October). Challenging behaviors in school.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1997, September). Random sample ruminations.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. & Johnson, Karen. (1997, September). “If it’s such a great program, why haven’t all the schools implemented it?”: Barriers to full statewide implementation of Reading Recovery in Maine.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1997, September). Sustained effects of Reading Recovery: A review of the literature.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1997, July). Testing the whole class: What impact does it have?
  • Moore, Paula & Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1996, December). Literacy learning: Are Maine first graders meeting our expectations?
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1996, February 6). Perceived barriers to full implementation of Reading Recovery in Maine.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1994-1995). Statewide reactions to the Maine Reading Recovery program.

Journal Articles

  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. & Quaglia, R.J. (1998). Reading Recovery influencing more than literacy: student aspirations. Literacy, Teaching, and Learning, 3 (1).
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1996, February). Penquis Bulletin: Reading Recovery Program in Maine.
  • Rhodes-Kline, Anne K. (1996). First and second round Reading Recovery: What difference does it make for discontinuation and program length? Literacy, Teaching, and Learning, 2(2), 93-102.

Presentations

National and International

  • Kristo, J.V. May 2005 International Reading Association, San Antonio, TX
    Topic: Using a Comprehensive Framework to Propel Students’ Reading of Nonfiction (for National Association of State Title 1 Directors)
    Role: Speaker
  • Kristo, J.V. May 2005 International Reading Association, San Antonio, TX
    Topic: Nonfiction in Focus: Effective Teaching Practices That Help K-6 Students Become Confident and Capable Readers and Writers of Nonfiction
    Role: Speaker and Chair
  • Kristo, J.V. Nov. 2004 National Council of Teachers of English, Indianapolis, IN
    Topic: From Read Aloud to Write Alone: The Significance of Using a Conceptual Framework to Teach History
    Role: Speaker and Chair

Regional and State

  • Kristo, J.V. February 2007 Colorado Council of the International Reading Association
    Topic: Effective Practices That Set the Stage for Reading and Writing Nonfiction
    Role: Featured Speaker
  • Kristo, J.V. September 2006 New England Reading Association, Lowell, MA
    Topic: Hot Topics in Literacy Education: A Cross-State Forum for Those Involved with Higher Education
    Role: Panelist
  • Kristo, J.V. October 2005 New England Reading Association, Fairlee, VT
    Topic: Helping Students Become More Powerful Readers and Writers of Nonfiction Text in the Intermediate Grades
    Role: Featured presenter

Honors:

  • Kristo, J.V. 2003 Recipient of the New England Reading Association Special Recognition Award
  • Kristo, J.V. 2000 Co-Recipient of the University of Maine 2000 Presidential Research and Creative Achievement Award

For More Information

For more information about any of the above publications, please contact the Center for Research and Evaluation at (207) 581-2493.


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