We all know that kids need to be around books to encourage reading, but there are many kids that aren’t BFFs with books. Maybe they will be someday (I hope so), but at this point in time they aren’t. It could be because they are intimidated by the sheer volume of pages, it could be that they feel too big for picture books but aren’t really skilled enough to read the books they want to read, or it could be that their reading attention span is shorter. Whatever the reason, our role as parents is to find ways to make reading a positive experience. So we are going to have to find these kids other materials to read.
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