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Books that teens won't hate: Reaching reluctant readers

Books that teens won't hate: Reaching reluctant readers | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it
Locker Combinations is a Book Case feature by BookPage contributor and young adult (YA) literature expert Jill Ratzan.

"Avid readers can easily be boggled at best—and horrified at worst—by teens who seem completely uninterested in reading. As adults who love the written word, we want the teens in our lives to love it too. So how can we reach out to teens who don't like to read?"


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Getting Boys Into Reading: Ideas, Books & Resources

Getting Boys Into Reading: Ideas, Books & Resources | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

"Before sharing a list of specific hints, here is what I see as four fundamental building blocks to get boys reading..."


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Heather Stapleton's curator insight, April 4, 2013 10:21 PM

Trevor shares his insight and tips on helping boys to become readers.

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Books for Boys that Aren't “Books for Boys” | The Hub

Books for Boys that Aren't “Books for Boys” | The Hub | Red Apple Reading Literacy and Education | Scoop.it

"I realized it doesn’t matter if a book is “for” a guy or a girl; the gender of the intended audience tends to get all mixed up when you factor in the power of a good story. Boys like stories; girls like stories. Readers in general like stories. We need to forget what we think about boys and reading and find them the stories they want."


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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, March 2, 4:18 AM

Interesting article about boys and reading.