What Kids Are Reading, In School And Out

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Walk into any bookstore or library, and you’ll find shelves and shelves of hugely popular novels and book series for kids. But research shows that as young readers get older, they are not mov

Cecilia Rosas‘s insight:

Wow, I really don’t know if this is good or bad news, some will say, "Well at least they are reading something"…

 

Juniors and seniors in highschool are reading books that were wrote with fifth- and sixth-graders in mind.

And a lot of the kids who like to read in their spare time are more likely to be reading the latest vampire novel than the classics. This kids say, ‘I don’t like realism, I don’t like historical fiction. What I like is fantasy, science fiction, horror and fairy tales.’ 

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