Reading & Literacy Opinion

Can Fart Jokes Help?

By Richard Whitmire — July 21, 2010 1 min read
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Possibly, as discussed in this Associated Press article exploring the kind of reading material that appeals to boys and might help close the gender reading gaps. I usually cite the Captain Underpants series of books as an example of what boys like but teachers spurn. Hey, I’ve even open to using comic books...er, make that graphic novels.

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