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Reading is Fundamental
10 Ways Reading Helps Kids Rise
1. ACADEMIC SUCCESS
Books in the home are the single biggest indicator of academic success — surpassing income, parents’ education, family composition, and all other factors.
2. BUILDS BONDS
Reading together helps families develop closer relationships with one another.
Reading expands your vocabulary, which helps expand understanding and the ability to express oneself.
Reading opens your mind to new people and places and enhances your imagination.
5. STRESS MANAGEMENT
Reading is relaxing. It's a great way to unwind after a long day.
6. CRITICAL THINKING
Books help children flex their critical thinking skill muscles as they seek to figure out what happens next in the story.
7. LIFE LESSONS
Books teach children about relationships, situations, personalities, and what is good and what is bad in the world he lives in.
Reading promotes positive communication in families.
9. BUILDS CHARACTER
Reading helps build character.
10. ...AND MOST OF ALL, READING IS FUN!
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