TABLE 2

Coding Definitions and Examples of Child Verbalizations

DefinitionExamplesCohen’s κ
Book relatedChild labels a picture, answers a parent question, repeats what the parent is saying, or talks about a function of the book.“I want to read this.” “I press the button.” “Look, a spider!”0.81
NegativeChild says no or makes a comment in a defiant or negative manner.“No, Daddy, I do it.” “I hold it.”0.71
OtherThese are verbalizations that do not fall into the above categories. Unintelligible utterances that are not clearly related to the book were also included.“Can I have water?” “I want to go home.”0.72