Read This, Not That: 11/22/63 and Libra

Today is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States. The nation’s reaction to the tragedy was widespread, with reports of traffic halting as drivers heard the news over their car radios. This was the national tragedy tha
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Read This, Not That: London 2012 Olympic Games Edition

Rumor has it that tomorrow’s opening ceremonies for the London 2012 Olympic Games will feature a 40-foot-tall Lord Voldemort battling 30 flying Mary Poppinses. This may go down as the most awesomely literary opening ceremony ever. Inspired by this rumor, we have compiled a list
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Read This, Not That: C2 Education Summer Reading Recommendations

No one denies the importance of reading – reading is, after all, one of the most fundamental building blocks of education. But a 2007 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) report titled “To Read or Not to Read: A Question of National Consequence” noted that today’s teens don’t read ne
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Read This, Not That: Rest in Peace, Ray Bradbury

Famed science fiction author Ray Bradbury passed away this week, but his contribution to the literary world will not soon be forgotten. The 91-year-old author, often credited with bringing modern science fiction into the mainstream, published dozens of novels and short stories during
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Read This Not That: Why Boys Don’t Read

It’s true: Most boys don’t read. Study after study supports the claim that boys are far less likely to read for pleasure than girls. In fact, the 2010 Scholastic Kid and Family Reading Report found that, regardless of race, geography, or socioeconomic status, boys lag behind girls in
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