The Effects of Shared Storybook Reading on Word Learning: A Meta-Analysis

  title={The Effects of Shared Storybook Reading on Word Learning: A Meta-Analysis},
  author={Zoe M. Flack and Andy P. Field and Jessica S. Horst},
  journal={Developmental Psychology},
Although an abundant literature documents preliterate children’s word learning success from shared storybook reading, a full synthesis of the factors which moderate these word learning effects has been largely neglected. This meta-analysis included 38 studies with 2,455 children, reflecting 110 effect sizes, investigating how reading styles, story repetitions, tokens and related factors moderate children’s word comprehension, while adjusting for the number of target words. Dialogic reading… 

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