- Books, Books, Books. But Why? -
As a bookworm, I’m convinced that all books hold a degree of magic. When I allow myself to delve into the fictional world created by an imaginative author, it allows me to see life through different eyes. When I pick up an informative book, I grow excited as I learn new things.
Did you know that according to The Children’s Literacy Foundation’s website that, “68% of America’s fourth graders do not read at a proficient level? How about the fact that one out of six children who do not read at age level by the end of third grade will not graduate from high school?” They also point out that studies show that when kids read more often for fun, they have a better chance of becoming strong readers.
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