"The books listed here will ... feature clear narratives that quickly draw readers into the action and are supported by snappy dialogue that helps move the stories along. Add to that appealing protagonists, attractive covers, and layouts that feature generous print size and plenty of white space, and bingo, you have something to hand to the hard-to-please. A few series titles and sequels are included to keep them reading once they’re hooked."
"How do you get tweens and teens to be interested (and stay interested) in reading? These were two of the questions that Toni Vahlsing, director of libraries at Abington Friends School outside Philadelphia, posed to the audience during “Here’s a Challenge: Get Teens and Tweens to Read for Pleasure!” a session held during the 2013 American Association of School Librarians (AASL) 16th National Conference in Hartford, CT."
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"The School Library Journal recently presented a webcast discussing books suitable for boys, who are very often reluctant readers. Presenting their recommended lists of titles were representatives of three publishing companies: Cheryl Herman, marketing director of Random House Listening Library, Margaret Coffee, marketing director of Egmont USA, and Paula Ayer, editor with Annick Press. The moderator was Ed Spicer, School Library Journal.editor."