Thought-provoking articles about reading

Here are links to three thought-provoking articles about reading. Comments are appreciated. Enjoy!

How 'Twilight,' other dark fiction affect teen brains

How to Raise Boys Who Read, by Thomas Spence
Hint: Not with gross-out books and video-game bribes.

How to Create Nonreaders: Reflections on Motivation, Learning, and Sharing Power, By Alfie Kohn

Tamara Beecroft-Fornell, Librarian,, 503-226-2496 x102