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Anson, Chris M. Ed. Writing and Response: Theory, Practice, and Research. Urbana, Illinois: NCTE, 1989.
Applebee, Arthur N. The Child’s Concept of Story. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1978.
Baker, L. and Brown, A. L. “Metacognitive Skills and Reading.” In P.D. Pearson, Ed. Handbook of Reading Research. New York: Longman, 1984, pp. 353-394.
Beach, Richard. A Teacher's Introduction to Reader-Response Theories. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1993.
Belanoff, Pat and Peter Elbow. A Community of Writers: A Workshop Course in Writing. 2nd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1995.
Benton, M. “Children’s Responses to Stories.” Childrens’ Literature in Education. Vol. 10 (1979): 68-85.
Berger, P.L. and Luckmann, T. The Social Construction of Reality. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1966.
Collins, Kimberly Leanne. “Litanies of a Literature Lover, or Confessions of a Young Adult Reader,” in Mosaics of Meaning: Enhancing the Intellectual Life of Young Adults Through Story. ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996, pp. 1-15.
Cranny-Francis, Anne. Engendered Fiction: Analyzing Gender in the Production and Perception of Texts. Kensington, NSW, Australia: New South Wales University Press, 1992.
Davis, Todd F. and Kenneth Womack. Formalist Criticism and Reader-Response Theory. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2001.
A Daughter/Woman. “Oh Mom, What Am I Made Of?” in Mosaics of Meaning: Enhancing the Intellectual Life of Young Adults Through Story. ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996, pp. 91-101.
Dewey, John. The Web of Meaning: Essays on Writing, Teaching, Learning, and Thinking. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook, 1983.
Dresang, Eliza T. Radical Change: Books for Youth in a Digital Age. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1999.
Esrock, Ellen J. The Reader’s Eye: Visual Imaging As Reader Response. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.
Feagen, Susan L. Reading with Feeling: The Aesthetics of Appreciation. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1996.
Fetterley, Judith. The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1979.
Fish, Stanley E. Is There a Text in This Class? The Authority of Interpretive Communities. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1980.
Flynn, Elizabeth. Feminism Beyond Modernism. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 2002.
Fulps, J. S. & Young, T. A., (1991). The What, Why, When, and How of Reading Response Journals. Reading Horizons. 32(2) 109-116.
Groves, Pamela E. “Coming-of-Rage: Young, Black and Female in America,” in Mosaics of Meaning: Enhancing the Intellectual Life of Young Adults Through Story. ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996, pp.47-66.
Herald, Diana Tixier. Teen Genreflecting. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1997.
Holland, Norman. The Dynamics of Literary Response. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968.
Holland, Norman. 5 Readers Reading. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1975.
Iser, Wolfgang. The Act of Reading. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1978.
Iser, Wolfgang. The Implied Reader: Patterns of Communication in Prose Fiction from Bunyan to Beckett. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1974.
Kleinberg, Janet and Lynn Cockett. “Why Angels Fly: Humor in Young Adult Fiction,” in Mosaics of Meaning: Enhancing the Intellectual Life of Young Adults Through Story. ed. by Kay E. Vandergrift. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1996, pp. 283-314.
Kooy, Mary and Jan Wells. Reader-Response Logs: Inviting Students to Explore Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Poetry, and More. Portsmith, NH: Heinemann, 1996.
Kunzel, Bonnie and Suzanne Manczuk. First Contact: A Reader’s Selection of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Lanham. MD: Scarecrow Press, 2001.
Langer, Judith A. Ed. Literature Instruction: A Focus on Student Response. Urbana, Illinois: NCTE, 1992.
Mailloux, Steven. Interpretive Conventions: The Reader in the Study of American Fiction. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982.
Many, Joyce and Carole Cox, eds. Reader Stance and Literary Understanding: Exploring the Theories, Research, and Practice. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1992.
Musthafa, B. (1994). Literary Response: A Way of Integrating Reading-Writing Activities. Reading Improvement. 31(1) 52-58.
Pantaleo, S. (1995). What do Reading Journals Reveal about Children's Understandings of the Workings of Literary Texts? Reading Horizons. 36(1), 76-93.
Pradl, Gordon M. Literature for Democracy: Reading As a Social Act. Portsmith, NH: Boynton/Cook, 1996.
Pratt, Mary Louise.Toward a Speech Act Theory of Literary Discourse. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1977.
Protherough, Robert. Developing Response to Fiction. Milton Keyes, England: Open University Press, 1983.
Protherough, Robert. “How Children Judge Stories,” Children’s Literature in Education. Vol. 14 (1983): 3-13.
Purves, Alan C. and Victoria Rippere. Elements of Writing About a Literary Work: A Study of Responses to Literature. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1968.
Purves, Alan C. and Richard Beach. Literature and the Reader: Research in Response to Literature, Reading Interests, and the Teaching of Literature. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1972.
Rosenblatt, Louise M. Literature As Exploration, 5th ed. New York: Modern Language Association, 1995.
Rosenblatt, Louise M. The Reader, the Text, the Poem. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1978.
Roser, Nancy L. and Miriam Martinez, eds. Book Talk and Beyond: Children and Teachers Respond to Literature. Newark, DE: International Reading Association, 1995.
Rozette, Martha Tuck. Talking Back to Shakespeare. Urbana, Illinois: NCTE, 1994.
Rumelhart, David E. Schemata: The Building Blocks of Cognition. In Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension. R. J. Spiro and others, Editors. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 33-58.
Suleiman, Susan and Inge Crossman, Editors. The Reader and the Text: Essays on Audience and Interpretation. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1980.
Sumara, Dennis J. Why Reading Literature in School Still Matters: Imagination, Interpretation, Insight. New York: Erllbaum Associates, 2002.
Tompkins, Jane P. Editor. Reader-Response Criticism: From Formalism to Post-Structuralism. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1980.
Vandergrift, Kay E. “The Child’s Meaning-Making in Response to a Literary Text,” English Quarterly. Vol.22, No. 3 (1990):125-140.
Vandergrift, Kay E. “Critical Thinking Misfired: Implications of Student Responses to The Shooting Gallery,” School Library Media Quarterly. Vol. 15 (1987): 86-91.
Vandergrift, Kay E. “Meaning-Making and the Dragons of Pern,” Children’'s Literature Association Quarterly. Vol. 15 (Spring 1990): 27-34.
Vandergrift, Kay E. “Exploring the Concept of Contextual Void: A Preliminary Analysis,” in Library Education and Leadership: Essays in Honor of Jane Anne Hannigan. Ed. by Sheila S. Intner and Kay E. Vandergrift. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1990, pp. 349-363.
Vandergrift, Kay E. “Using Reader-Response Theory to Influence Collection Development and Program Planning for Children and Youth.” in Information Seeking: Basing Services on Users’ Behaviors. Ed. by Jana Varlejs. Jefferson, MD: McFarland, 1987. (published in 1993 in a Japanese translation)
Vandergrift, Kay E. “A Feminist Research Agenda in Youth Literature,” Wilson Library Bulletin. Vol. 68 (October 1993): 23-27.
VanDe Weghe, Richard. “Making and Remaking Meaning: Developing Literary Responses Through Purposeful, Informal Writing,” English Quarterly. Vol. 20 (1987): 38-51.
Whitin, Phyllis. Stretching Stories, Stretching Minds: Responding Visually to Literature. Portsmith, NH: Heinemann, 1996.
Keeping a Reading Journal. Online. http://www.gmu.edu/departments/writingcenter/handouts/puller.html. 10 October 2002.
Keeping Reading Journals. Online. http://www.bothell.washington.edu/writingcenter/reading/journals.html. 15 November 2002.
Reading Diary. Online. http://www.gigglepotz.com/readingdiary.htm. 09 October 2002
Reading Journal (Ideas). Online. http://www.geocities.com/SoHo/Workshop/8405/readingjournal.html. 11 October 2002
Response Gallery. Online. http://www.qesn.meq.gouv.qc.ca/response/journal/journal.htm. 11 October 2002
Teachers.net. Message Board. Online. http://teachers.net.11 October 2002
Teaching Tips. Message Board. Online. http://www.teachingtips.com/cgi-bin/Ultimate.cgi. 29 September 2002
Martin, B. Reading Journal Activities. (3-10) Online. http://www.csrnet.org/csrnet/substitute/rdgjournals.html.10 October 2002
Literary Response. (College) Online. http://avconline.avc.edu/faculty/dtantalo/new_page_2.htm.09 October 2002
Reading Journal. (College) Online. http://www.engl.niu.edu/wac/readjrl.html.09 October 2002
Reading Journal Instructions. (College) Online. http://www.cis.ysu.edu/~camoneyh/journal.htm. 10 October 2002
Reading Journal: Lesson Plans. (Teacher help) Online. http://www.teachervision.com/lesson-plans/lesson-6377.html. 16 November 2002.
Richardson, L. Literary Journal. (College) Online. http://gcclearn.gcc.vccs.edu/richardson/literaryjournal.html.09 October 2002