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How to Raise a Kid Who Loves to Read

It’s surprisingly simple, but it’s a good idea to start early

Children reading books at a park.
Children reading books at a park.

FFor kids, reading isn’t just a hobby, or something to help them pass time when it’s raining outside. It’s transformative: From an early age, reading — or being read to — has important cognitive and behavioral effects. Researchers have found that reading…