Books by Marie Clay

Books by Marie Clay

1972 Reading: The patterning of complex behaviour. Auckland, New Zealand: Heinemann. (Other editions 1979, 1985)
1975 What did I write? Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
1983 Clay, M. M., Gill, M., Glynn, T., McNaughton, T., & Salmon, K. (1983) Record of oral language and biks and gutches. Auckland, New Zealand: Heinemann.
1989 Quadruplets and other higher multiple births. Philadelphia, PA: J. B. Lippincott.
1991 Becoming literate: The construction of inner control. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
1993 Reading Recovery: A guidebook for teachers in training. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
1996 Escamilla, K., Andrade, A. M., Basurto, A., & Ruiz, O. (1996). Instrumento de observación de los logros de la lecto-escritura inicial. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
1998 By different paths to common outcomes. York, ME: Stenhouse.
2001 Change over time in children’s literacy development. Auckland, New Zealand: Heinemann.
2002 An observation survey of early literacy achievement (2nd ed.). Auckland, NZ: Heinemann.
2003 Le Sondage d’observation en lecture-ecriture. Montreal, Quebec: Cheneliere/McGraw Hill.
2005 Literacy lessons designed for individuals part one: Why? when? and how? Portsmouth, NH:
2005 Literacy lessons designed for individuals part two: Teaching procedures. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Invited Book Contributions by Marie Clay

1994 Introduction. In R. B. Ruddell, M. R. Ruddell, & H. Singer, Theoretical models and processes of reading (4th ed.). Newark, DE: International Reading Association
2003 Afterword. In S. Forbes & C. Briggs, Eds., Research in Reading Recovery, Volume II. Portsmouth, NH, Heinemann.

Key Articles by Marie Clay

1967 The reading behaviour of five year old children: a research report. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies 2, (1) 11-31.
1968 Reading errors and self-correction behaviour. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 39, 47-68.
1970 An increasing effect of disorientation on the discrimination of print: A developmental study. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 9, 297-306.
1971 Sentence repetition: Elicited imitation of a controlled set of syntactic structures by four language groups. Monograph of the Society for Research in Child Development, 36 (No. 143).
1974 The spatial characteristics of the open book. Visible Language, 8 (3), 275-282.
1985 Engaging with the school system: A study of interaction in new entrant classrooms. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 22 (1), 20-38.
1987 Learning to be learning disabled. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies, 22 (2), 155-173.
1997 The development of literacy learning difficulties. In D. Corson (Ed.), Encyclopaedia of Language and Education: Vol. 2: Literacy. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

These resources have been collected to share the life, history, work and influence of Marie Clay on early literacy education and Reading Recovery:

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