boys are people too: boys and reading, truth and misconceptions

Horton, Rosemary
December 2005
Teacher Librarian;Dec2005, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p30
Academic Journal
The article highlights the results of several researches about the reading interest of boys conducted in Australia. Young people who read everyday are being influenced by family and friends. There are various types of books that can be used by teacher-librarians to encourage the boys to read such as graphic novels and comics. Literacy skills of boys affect their interest in reading.


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