January 25, 2018

What are kids reading? It’s all about choice

By Heather Nagrocki, Senior Writer/Editor, Research I am NOT a fan of book clubs. Don’t get me wrong, I am a voracious reader and I like to discuss books as much as the next gal, but I simply cannot have […]
November 17, 2016

The endless search for that next great read

By Heather Nagrocki, Senior Writer/Editor, Research If you are like me, after you finish reading one book, you simply cannot get to the next one fast enough. As a mother of young children, I read for a sliver of time […]
November 10, 2015

What kids are reading: New insights on the path to college and careers

By Heather Nagrocki, Senior Writer/Editor, Research   It all comes down to the first sentence. That’s how I decide. If the writing pulls me in, I’ll buy or borrow the book. If not, it remains on the shelf, whether physical […]
November 18, 2014

What kids are reading—and why it matters

By Heather Nagrocki, Senior Writer/Editor, Research   Everyone—big or small, young or old—enjoys a great story. When you give a book, you give not merely words on a page but freedom, independence, adventure, intrigue, joy, introspection. You name it. But […]