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Nations of Readers

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Nations of Readers     by Farrukh Dall Advocate Chairman, Read Pakistan   Reading habit is a powerful tool for inclusive growth of a society. Reading has a direct impact on human development, on every part of the lives of citizens and has considerable consequences. It not only enhances the quality of life but also

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Why we all need books: The benefits of reading for pleasure

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Why we all need books: The benefits of reading for pleasure REGULARLY enjoying a good book can make us more satisfied, improve self-esteem and help with sleep problems. That is where Quick Reads comes in. By BARONESS GAIL REBUCK, DBE Regular readers hone their emotional and intellectual skills It is a real piece of luck when

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How the books we read shape our lives

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How the books we read shape our lives Literary impulses are so open to influence that the book itself is only a part of each individual’s puzzle ( Alamy )   Not long ago, in the course of a cross-examination by one of the music papers, the musician Florence Welch found herself faced with a

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The Social Impact Of Books

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Because fictional stories tap into our emotions, their effects can often have deep impact on us as people and as a society. BY KAILIN GOW     Recently, I was honored to find out that one of my Young Adult novels, The Fire Wars, won the Best Teen Book in the 2012 Green Book Festival. This annual event honors

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Happiness and the Happiest

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  Happiness and the Happiest   by Farrukh Dall  The U.N. has declared March 20 as World Happiness Day, recognizing “happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the lives of human beings around the world.” Although, all 193 UN member states have adopted the resolution calling for a happiness greater priority but many

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Giving Students a Little Taste of a Book

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Giving Students a Little Taste of a Book A creative way to give students a choice in what they read and differentiate instruction to help them grow as readers. By Emma Tackett   I learned about the book tasting—an opportunity for students to try out a variety of books—from an instructional coach at my school,

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