There are so many entertainment options available for kids today. From video games to cell phones to t.v. and movies, kids have an array of activities at their fingertips. So how can we inspire kids to read? What do they look for from a book?
The 2010 Kids & Family Reading Report provides some great insights:
68% of kids age 9-17 say they read books to use their imagination and 66% read books to gain new information
62% of kids age 9-17 say they read books for fun to be inspired by storylines and characters.
Half of kids age 9-17 say they read books for fun "to help you figure out who you are and who you could become."