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Beyond Texts and Tweets, Young People Still Love to Read Books

By NPR Staff [audio:http://ww2.kqed.org/mindshift/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2012/10/20121023_me_02.mp3|titles=20121023_me_02] In what may come as a pleasant surprise to people who fear the Facebook generation has given up on reading — or, at least, reading anything longer than 140 characters — a new report from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project reveals the prominent role of books, libraries … Continue reading Beyond Texts and Tweets, Young People Still Love to Read Books →

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Survey: Parents Prefer Reading Print Books to Young Kids

Don’t count print books obsolete just yet — especially when it comes to younger kids. A study released today by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center shows that even among parents who like reading e-books with their kids, the majority still prefer to read print books over e-books with their children. The survey, which included 1,200 … Continue reading Survey: Parents Prefer Reading Print Books to Young Kids →

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