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To read or not to read

TO READ OR NOT TO READ What is the question LESS THAN 15% OF AMERICANS READ BOOKS ON ANY REGULAR BASIS. 1/3 OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES NEVER READ ANOTHER BOOK FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES. 42% OF COLLEGE GRADUATES NEVER READ ANOTHER BOOKS AFTER COLLEGE. Advantages Disadvantages Additional multimedia functions: • Requires charging audiobooks, internet access Light from the screen of • Letter sizing, zoom and other e-books and tablets is settings make reading more dangerous for eyes of reader. comfortable. • Requires access to the internet or computer to upload • You can store multiple books in one device. books, E-books Advantages Printed books Disadvantages • No batteries required. Requires a lot of paper for production • Low price. Book Books require a lot of space for storage. • 15% of all 4th graders 44% of American 4th grade students cannot read read no faster than 74 fluently, even when they read grade-level stories aloud under supportive testing conditions. words per minute. ..**.. • It is estimated that as Students who reported having all four types of many as 15 % of American students may reading materials(books, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias) in their home scored, on average, higher than those who be dyslexic. reporter having fewer reading materials. Nearly 58% of students 15 minutes a day of independent reading can in USA reading books expose students to more than a million words of text in a year. for enjoyment. Created by BESTESSAYS.COM team Sources: http://www.readfaster.com/education_stats.asp http://doug-johnson.squarespace.com/blue-skunk-blog/2007/1/8/reading-statistics-with-sources.html

To read or not to read

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What are pros and cons of e-books and books? which are better? how many american students continuing to read books after graduation? You can find answers in this infographic.

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