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By: Salman A. Kureishi The big picture The bottom line simply is that libraries are generally considered a boring place and therefore we find young boys shying away from visiting one. Since boys tend to like active involvement, the solution should be to make libraries a fun place – half of the task is related...

laida As soon as after-Christmas shoppers are looking for a good electronic book, Google Editions will reportedly be prepared for them. Google planned to have its ebook retailing operations ready by summer 2010, but technical and legal barriers stood within the way, reports the Wall Street Journal. However such is no longer the case, and...

bookclub4boys Location: Hawaii, USA Position: Parent I am a mother of 4 boys. Four typical, active boys who would rather be playing video games, wrestling aound with pals or playing outside– than read. So my friends are amazed when they find out that my sons are in the  reading groups at school- but still hate...

bookclub4boys Location: Hawaii, USA Position: Parent I like book clubs for my boys- but I know many of my friends who get overwhelmed at the very thought- “organize another activity for my already over-scheduled child?” One of my favorite book clubs is a Movie/Book club group. This type of book club takes alot of the...

bookclub4boys Location: Hawaii, USA Position: Parent This is the second in a series of great books for boys! Eighteen-year-old Charlie West continues to elude the law and a group of terrorist as he tries to piece his life and memory back together. In book one: The Last Thing I Remember Charlie learns he’s wanted by...

Bruce Deitrick Price Location: Virginia, USA Position: Education activist There are two recurring themes in reading, no matter where you look. The first is that sight-words are still promoted heavily in the schools. Just 20 years ago the Education Establishment said the children should learn the entire English language as graphic designs. Apparently, even they...