Teens who mostly read paper books are better readers, a recent study says.

Sorry to Kindle loyalists: people who read paper books tend to be more advanced readers, according to a recent study of the reading habits of thousands of teens around the world. The study, conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, looked at the way teenagers in 30 countries scored on the 2018 Program […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-07-25 17:18:30 UTC ]
News tagged with: #kindle #economic cooperation #reading habits #kindle loyalists #recent study #advanced readers

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Teens who mostly read paper books are better readers, a recent study says.'


E-books vs. print: Most parents prefer reading paper books to their children

A new survey found that more than 70 percent of parents still prefer print books to the iPad when it comes to reading to children. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #survey found


18 YA books to read with your teens this summer

One way to connect with your kids: Read their books. Two librarians offer some suggestions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-26 13:30:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with:


National Teen Book Club reads Cheung's Chinglish

Charities Speakers for Schools and Book Clubs in Schools have teamed up with Andersen Press for the third National Teen Book Club and creative writing course for state school students, this time reading Sue Cheung's Chinglish.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-10 08:14:22 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book club #creative writing #andersen press #book clubs


23 adult books for teens who are ready to read beyond the YA shelf

Selections by teens and librarians include ‘The Kite Runner,’ ‘Ready Player One’ and ‘Dreams of My Father’ Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-05 12:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #kite runner #ready player


WIRED's Ultimate Summer Reading List 2021: Books for Kids and Teens

This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get your young readers in the swing of the season. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2021-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reading list #young readers


15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-30 11:34:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books published #middle school


15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-17 10:36:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books published #middle school


‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-04 07:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bookseller #reading list #bookshop #bookshop owner #angela davis #collective grief #george floyd


20 Must-Read Adult Books for YA Readers

Sink into an excellent adult book for YA readers with these must-read crossover books featuring the themes you love in YA literature. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-11 10:33:44 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #adult book #ya literature #ya readers


So Many Free Books From Simon Teen To Read Right Now!

Simon Teen is offering more than twenty books and excerpts to read for free right now! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-27 20:36:54 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #free books


‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-19 11:15:59 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #books published #research shows #finds study #main characters #black people #children aged


After Stephen King Tweeted at a Maine Paper for Cutting Book Reviews, It Gave Readers a ‘Scary Good’ Offer

The Portland Press Herald in Maine said it would bring back its local book reviews if the author and his followers brought in 100 new subscriptions. They brought in twice that. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bring back


Readers Rack Up Pages Read in Free Translations from AmazonCrossing for World Book Day

A fast-updating ticker from Amazon Charts is displaying how many pages have been read in nine prominent translations curated by the editors of AmazonCrossing. These #readtheworld titles can be downloaded free through April 24 in recognition of World Book Day. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #porter anderson #downloaded free #amazon charts #pages read


D&D Reader app brings paper reference books to your tablet

Dungeon Masters can rest a bit easier now that the library of Dungeons and Dragons core rulebooks will soon be available in an easy-to-lug digital edition. Instead of a stack of heavy paper-bound volumes, you'll be able to take your iPad or Android t... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bit easier


More than 1.8 million teens are reading books by text messages thanks to this startup

OK, it's not exactly Dickens. But how about a great story delivered to you by text message? Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #text message #text messages #reading books


More Book Than Nook: Can Barnes & Noble Makes Its E–Reader Feel Like The Real (Paper) Thing?

To compete against the Kindle, Barnes & Noble is going back to its roots, leveraging decades of bookseller expertise to make its Nook e–reader feel more like a paper book. Released Wednesday, the new Nook Simple Touch GlowLight features a brighter, sharper display; lighter body; improved... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #customer service #made strides #ve purchased #matchbook service


Study: Journalism Grads Don't Read Newspapers, Mags, Books

This could be the final blow to paper and ink news: Reporters graduating out of journalism school and headed to work at newspapers and magazines don't read print media, with over seven of 10 choosing digital news and social media websites instead ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #digital news #journalism school


Penguin Books' First to Read program will give readers sneak peeks

Through First to Read, members will have the chance to get advance reading copies of Penguin Books before they are published. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #penguin books


How To Fake That You Read the Book Club Book

Follow my lead and no one will find out that you didn't read the book club book. Step one: praise the art of bookbinding. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-08-05 10:34:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book club