by the pupllB, the writer looked up the n reoonif! (Vorvis (69 Gro (37 Trine (72). N;e mixture of thrillers, adult fic- tion, and good bookfi, thaise dames sexcontact sur'h as "The ;tory of Philonphy but none of then csn be nouBidercf' suit? Columbus, Ohio: Bureau of TIduoatloaal Hesearoh, Ohio tate TTniveraity. The answers to hr iuestlonnalre?;hDwed that 50 per j;.,.' the boyt?.-d 48 per oeat oi ttie iirls borrowed from thf! T, is moat iatereatin tji in it the ViUaatltative data arc oleerly presented. The g-'ent v ork of the librarians ic therefore to woan thera from their acquired tast?s and to direct them towards the- wss'lth of deRir»5ble books in o;ir libr-n-l'-'B. ) Eiado an elaborate study of the books read and. Icfzs- Kzcf, m Gchool 'fl" fbo / Z93 mt 3 ih Si-u f iqs 1 z Pup.
If.book 1p ap roved by experts, and disliked by children, the experts are wrong; if b book is not recomfnended by experts, and liked by children, the children are v/rong. All te;-ch«rs to whom the wrlttjr har spoken hnv9 expressed Botlafaot Ion with this. Til be at en of volimei *cx- »i:-t '.i.
Takln/r the standard of the "desirable" book as one mentioned In the Toronto Llpt of Books of 3oy: and Girls, the writer Khows tha'. One eaiEiot fs l that her attempt succeeded, but she Aid obtain a great cianl of vnluable information about the type of books road and -"reforrefl by tl 3se girls. This was regrettable, but neoesssry, for, tmless certain definite requirents were leid aown csnd rigidly adhered to, the value of this study would be nil. D and are fhovnn la Ap'nenUx II« There i not much dlfrfrence in the Intfrost values of the books obtBined from the various sources.,. Reaalng «he vusa- tionnalre in not open to such serioua objeotiona. Ftah ratiked SOth, thoTigh her neiboura Kevada.