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Boys Not Reading: A National Crisis?

American boys are falling behind girls in reading. Many experts believe that and, if it’s true, it is a source of deep concern. Just the fact it might be true keeps librarians awake at night. Niles, no more nor less than anywhere else, has such boy readers and needs to understand what’s at stake. (more…) 0000

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A Question That Keeps Librarians Up at Night

“What can I do to help my son enjoy reading more?” Imagine you are me – the only male librarian in KidSpace – and the person asking is a harried mother (it is usually the mom who’s asking). Her son gets so-so grades and reads below his grade level; what’s more, getting him to read […]

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