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What Would You Choose to Read in School?
Readers Write

What Would You Choose to Read in School?

by Alexander Pavlicin

High schooler Adison hated reading and hardly ever read anything in school, even if it was required. Everything changed, however, when she read a book recommended by a friend.

Teacher Kelly Gallagher suggests that choice has a lot to do with turning “fake readers” into book lovers.

In this Readers Write, we asked teens what book they would like to read and study in English class. They gave us more than a list of books, speaking out about the importance of peer recommendations and their desire for relevant, interactive discussions. […]

Favorite Summer Reads 2015
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Favorite Summer Reads 2015

Love of reading is often passed through generations and friendships by example. In other words, witnessing someone else enjoy reading encourages us to read. Our Books Make a Difference challenge to you as the new school year begins: Encourage others around you to read by showing them how much you enjoy reading a good book! What better way to select your next good read than a recommendation from a fellow book lover? Don’t let summer reading end with the summer days! #KeepReading In this Readers Write, we asked: What were your favorite #SummerReads? […]

Books Make a Difference Reader Survey
Readers Write

Books Make a Difference Reader Survey

In last month’s issue, we published our 100th article celebrating how books are making a difference in the world. Thank you for celebrating with us! While we love hearing from our readers anytime, in this month’s Readers Write, we decided to pause to ask your input on the direction of the magazine. Thank you to our subscribers and web readers who responded to our brief survey. Here’s what you told us: […]