Kids Are Reading Longer and More Difficult Books During Lockdown


Here's today's feel-good story:

Children's literacy skills have improved since the pandemic started, with children picking up more difficult books a UK study has shown.

The study has shown that due to schools often being closed, 56 percent of young people have enjoyed reading more than before and 3 in 5 students saying that reading makes them feel better during the lockdown.

More than a third also said that reading helped them when they felt sad due to not being able to see friends and family.

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