An Exploratory Study of Rural Values and Settings in Children's Picture Books

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The main problem of this research was to discover if children's picture books over the last fifty years have depicted rural values more significantly than urban values. One-hundred and one children's picture books were systematically chosen for analysis. This study takes an overall view of the history of children's literature. Also included is a review of the current studies and literature most germain to this study. Content analysis was used as the technique of data analysis, A descriptive analysis of the sample is also given. The study supports the main hypothesis that rural set, tings and rural values do occur ... continued below

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Holcombe, Karen E. August 1978.

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The main problem of this research was to discover if children's picture books over the last fifty years have depicted rural values more significantly than urban values. One-hundred and one children's picture books were systematically chosen for analysis. This study takes an overall view of the history of children's literature. Also included is a review of the current studies and literature most germain to this study. Content analysis was used as the technique of data analysis, A descriptive analysis of the sample is also given. The study supports the main hypothesis that rural set, tings and rural values do occur more often than non-rural settings and urban values in children's picture books.

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Holcombe, Karen E. An Exploratory Study of Rural Values and Settings in Children's Picture Books, thesis, August 1978; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504013/: accessed July 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .