The Power of a Good Book

As the mother of three children and as a teacher, who spends most of my day teaching reading, I have observed over many years the power and importance of a ‘good book’. A good book can turn a beginning reader into a proficient reader, it can encourage comprehension and develop vocabulary however, recent research strongly indicates that reading for enjoyment can boost academic success in reading, spelling and even mathematics skills. Read the following article for more information on reading for enjoyment.