Reading on the rise among young Danes

Schoolchildren’s increased interest in books attributed to school campaigns and better targeting by publishersDespite a myriad of new media competing for their attention, Danish children are bucking the trend and reading more books today than they did 14 years ago.A survey of 1,999 schoolchildren found that the proportion of nine- to 12-year-olds who read books in their free time had climbed from 56% to 61% since 2000. Young Danes are still watching TV and using digital devices, but not at the cost of reading books. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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