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Getting 21st-Century Kids to Read More Books; Children’s Books

Jan 14, 2020 - The New York Times

What could possibly make this generation of image-bombarded, constantly visually stimulated kids choose books more often? One answer lies in graphic novels.

For the last couple of decades, I’ve been wrestling with the complicated challenge of getting kids to read more — especially boys, who are more likely than girls to turn away from reading books as a pastime. When desperate parents, teachers and librarians ask me how to get their “reluctant readers” to open a book, I’ve found ...