Here is another review from the JWA archives:
Please read Anthony Edgington's "Understanding Student Writing--Understanding Teachers Reading Contextualizing Reading and Response" from Volume 2 Number 1 of the Journal of Writing Assessment.
Edgington reviews Lad Tobin's Reading Student Writing: Confessions, Mediations, and Rants Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004. 416 pp. Paper $34.50, ISBN 1-57273-394-2.