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Juvenile Literature: Reluctant Readers


  • Gardner, S. (2021, March 22). Reluctant Readers: Understanding and Writing for Them: Sally Gardner manages to write the perfect stories to engage reluctant readers. Here she explains how her dyslexia feeds into her writing process and talks about her new book series, illustrated by her daughter, Lydia, and aimed at children aged 5-8 years. School Librarian69(1), 14.
  • Williams, N. A., Nelson, K. L., Rasmussen, C. L., Alexander, M., & Ricks, A. H. (2017). Decreasing the Off-task Behavior of Reluctant Adolescent Readers During Sustained Silent Reading Through Book Interest and Ability Matching. Journal of the International Association of Special Education17(1), 40–50.
  • Ziegler, M. & Solebello, M. (2017). Carpe Librum: Seize the (YA) Book: Graphic Novels to Engage Reluctant Readers. The English Journal106(5), 80–82.

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