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US News & World Report | How to Encourage a Reluctant Reader

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Peter Afflerbach, Ph.D., professor at the University of Maryland College of Education, talks with U.S. News and World Report about the challenges of engaging in literacy at an early age. 

“If your initial experience with any phenomenon is more failure than success — if reading doesn’t start out as a happy thing — it’s kind of counterintuitive to expect that kids will want to come back to it,” said Afflerbach. 

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