Thursday, February 3, 2011


A reader, Michelle Markel, alerted me to her blog post about kids speaking out about e-books (100 or so, grades 4-8) "An overwhelming majority spoke wistfully of the tactile pleasures of traditional books. They liked holding old fashioned books in their hands, looking at their covers, rifling through the pages to see how much they'd read, they even liked smelling them. Paper books made it easier to "get into" the story (the glare of the electronic screen was a distraction). They liked keeping books on their shelves, looking at their spines, holding on to them as a keepsake." Read the whole thing here!

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