Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science

Degree Discipline



The purpose of this experiment is to evaluate certain aspects of the free reading of the boys and girls of the eleventh grade class in the George Washington Carver High School. The evaluation involving these four problems: 1. To find out the quantity and quality of books read by the boys and girls in the present study. 2. To promote an interest in better reading. 3. To Improve reading habits through extensive reading with a minimum of supervision. 4. To evaluate the quality and quantity of books read by these students.

The evaluation of the quantity and quality of books read will mean answering these questions which are based on the purposes in the program. They are as follows: 1. How many books were read from September, 1946, to May, 1947, by the students in grade eleven of the George Washington Carver High School? 3. What kind of books were read by the students in the experiment? 3. What were the children's opinion of the books they read? 4. How many books were desirable, how many non-desirable?

Committee Chair/Advisor

E. D. Sheen

Committee Member

Richard A. Carroll


Prairie View A&M College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View





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