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Boys typically read less frequently and perform worse on national and international reading assessments than girls.

Six things you can do to get boys reading more

Girls are encouraged more often to read, despite performing better in reading assessments nationally and internationally. Here’s how parents and educators can help connect boys with books.
Getting boys interested in books can be tough - but dads can help. Flickr/Kelly Sikkema

Fathers can make a difference in getting sons to read

Engaging boys in reading can be tough. Many parents find that their boys either aren’t interested in sitting still long enough, or they often perceive reading as a “girl thing”. The consequences of boys…

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