Millions are about to have access to free e-books. Thanks, Obama. 2016-03-02


"But did you know that growing up in a house with lots of books can give you a major advantage in life? That's what a study conducted by the University of Nevada in 2014found. The more books kids have at home, the better they'll do in school. This rang true across across gender, class, and even country. Those with the fewest books — typically children from low-income families — benefitted the most per additional bookadded to the home. The books don't even have to be children's books. If you grew up in a household where your parents had lots and lots of books on their shelves, that's enough to give you an advantage ..."


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03/02/2016, 19:12

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03/02/2016, 14:12