It may sometimes seem that only a miracle could get some kids to read, but YA experts Patrick Jones, Maureen Hartman, and Patricia Taylor believe in some proven tips, titles, and tools to make magic happen. This unique guide shares their thoughts on why teens need to read and why so many of them don't. They show you how to entice reluctant readers, what types of books are most likely to grab and keep their interest, and how to connect different kinds of readers with different genres graphic novels, realistic fiction, mystery, fantasy, magazines, nonfictions, short stories, and more attract different readers. The featured lists highlight over sure-fire books, magazines, and series including: Best new adult fiction for teens, best 25 books for struggling students, best literature for middle school readers, best 40 magazines, best books for boys, best 25 comic books for all ages.
Top Ten Books That Hook Reluctant Teen Readers into Reading Again by Melissa Sethna
Books that teens won't hate: Reaching reluctant readers | BookPage
It makes me want to scream, to see the door slammed in the faces of those who approach books reluctantly. So here, based on my limited reading experiences, are 10 illustrated books that mean a lot to me. Ten illustrated books, that will blow the hinges clean off the door and let readers walk back in. The only way to begin a list of top illustrated books. This book is many kinds of excellent. I owe a great deal to the Caped Crusader, and I read this dozens of times as a teen.
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As a teacher of high school English, I feel it is my job to be well read in young adult literature. I have read a plethora of novels that deal with teenagers and the many problems they face. Livingston, and then actually buying my own copy so I could read it again and again. I lost it in my university years and finally found a copy a few years ago.
To download a printable pdf of this guide, click here. To request a complimentary printed copy, email us. In , the Commission on Reading funded by the U. Department of Education issued a report called Becoming a Nation of Readers.