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Non-fiction requires readers to think, ponder & pause…then continue reading to better grasp the concept at hand. Reading non-fiction helps kids learn how to tackle complex text, a skill necessary for college readiness.
Mark your calendars and start planning! LitWorld’s World Read Aloud day is March 6, 2013.
“Reading aloud and talking about what we’re reading sharpens children’s brains. It helps develop their ability to concentrate at length, to solve problems logically, and to express themselves more easily and clearly.” – Mem Fox
“If more people could read, write, & comprehend, we could be much closer to solving so many of the other problems our country faces today.” – Barbara Bush