Adams Elementary Library Media Center

Boys and Literacy

Research tells us that boys are lagging behind girls in the areas of reading and literacy across Canada, United States, Australia and Great Britain as well.  Here are some links to information that will give you a jump start on helping your son become a reader.

Guys Read An excellent site, created by author Jon Scieszka, to promote the boy/book connection.

Tales Told Tall An excellent website from public librarian, boys/literacy expert and author Michael Sullivan. Loads of information, tips for parents, ideas for promoting books to boys, booklists, etc. can be found on this site.

Dads Read Ideas that will encourage dad’s to read aloud to their children.