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Title: The Science of Reading: A Handbook
Edited By: Margaret Snowling
Charles Hulme
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks of Developmental Psychology
Description:

The Science of Reading: A Handbook brings together state-of-the-art reviews
of reading research from leading names in the field:


Creates a highly authoritative, multidisciplinary overview of contemporary
knowledge about reading and related skills.

Divided into seven sections: Word Recognition Processes in Reading;
Learning to Read and Spell; Reading Comprehension; Reading in Different
Languages; Disorders of Reading and Spelling; Biological Bases of Reading;
Teaching Reading.

Provides comprehensive coverage of the subject, including theoretical
approaches, reading processes, stage models of reading, cross-linguistic
studies of reading, reading difficulties, the biology of reading, and
reading instruction.

Edited by well-respected senior figures in the field.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Cognitive Science
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405114886
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 680
Prices: U.K. £ 95.00
U.S. $ 124.95