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Reading Don’t Fix No Chevy. A quick review of the research from Reading Don’t Fix No Chevy by Michael Smith (2002). Reading don’t fix no Chevy. Boys take longer to learn to read than girls. Reading don’t fix no Chevy. Boys read less than girls. Reading don’t fix no Chevy.

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reading don t fix no chevy
Reading Don’t Fix No Chevy
  • A quick review of the research from Reading Don’t Fix No Chevy by Michael Smith (2002)

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys take longer to learn to read than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys read less than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys don’t comprehend narrative as well as girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys tend to be better at information retrieval and work related literature than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys tend to think they are bad readers

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys value reading as an activity less than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys have much less interest in leisure reading than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • A lot more boys declare themselves “non readers” than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys spend less time reading

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys express less enthusiasm for reading than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys are more inclined to read informational texts

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys are more inclined to read magazine and newspaper articles

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys are more inclined to read comic books and graphic novels than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys will resist reading stories about girls, more than girls resist reading about boys

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys like to read about hobbies, sports, and things they do or want to do

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys like to collect things and tend to like to collect series of books

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Poetry is less popular with boys than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys tends to enjoy escapism and humor

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Some groups of boys are passionate about science fiction or fantasy

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Some groups of boys are passionate about science fiction or fantasy

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • The appearance of a book and cover is important to boys

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys are less likely to talk about or respond to reading than girls

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Boys prefer active responses to books where they get to do something

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • The majority of reading and English teachers, and librarians are female.

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • If reading is perceived as feminized, then boys will go to great length to avoid it.

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library

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Reading don’t fix no Chevy
  • Few boys entering school call themselves “non-readers” but by high school, over half do.

ALSC 2002 National Institute / Guys Read / Power Point by Patrick Jones, Hennepin County Library