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Boys and Reading
Tips, ideas and strategies to inspire more boys to read.
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Books for boys

Books for boys | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

"CBC's Fresh Air recently assembled a reading panel of Ontario bookstore managers: Susan Chamberlain of The Book Keeper in Sarnia, Jean Begin of The Real Bookshelf in Thunder Bay and Itah Sadu of A Different Booklist in Toronto. All agreed that at times it may be challenging to get boys to read, but there are more books than ever that appeal to boys and parents should be encouraging them to discover the literature that's out there."-  informative audio discussion about boys and reading.

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Choice for Struggling Readers

Choice for Struggling Readers | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

"This post, Choice for Struggling Readers, is part of an audio interview series with Donalyn Miller, author of The Book Whisperer, published by Stenhouse Publishing."

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To Do Well In Life, You Have To 'Read Well'

To Do Well In Life, You Have To 'Read Well' | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

"Author Walter Dean Myers is the nation's latest ambassador for young people's literature. The two-year post is something like a youth version of poet laureate. As a young man in Harlem, Myers hid his books so no one would know he liked to read. David Greene talks to Myers about his appointment and what he wants to accomplish."

 

Includes audio of interview with Walter Dean Myers.

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Kids' Books Make The Leap Off The Page And Online : NPR

Staying ahead of the younger generation isn't easy. In an attempt to entice young readers, children's publishers are creating multi-platform books that allow kids to move seamlessly from the printed page to the digital page.
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