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Help! My kid won’t read chapter books. What do I do?

It’s counterproductive to push your child to read a whole chapter book independently if they are not ready. You might turn them off https://images.theconversation.com/files/496609/original/file-20221121-15-u8qumb.jpg?ixlib=rb-1.1.0&q=45&auto=format&w=668reading altogether. Here’s what to do instead.
Book-banning campaigns often misrepresent how young readers consume and process literature. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images

Book bans reflect outdated beliefs about how children read

The US is seeing more campaigns to ‘protect’ children by barring controversial books. But research shows children’s reading experiences are complex and unpredictable, explains a literature professor.

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