Percentage Who Read Almost Every Day for Fun

  1984 1999 2004
9-year-olds 53% 54% 54%
13-year-olds 35 28 30
17-year-olds 31 25 22
Source: National Endowment for the Arts, To Read or Not To Read: A Question of National Consequence, November 2007.

Publishing Timeline Trends in Reading and Publishing Average Time Spent Reading in 2006
Percentage Who Read Almost Every Day for Fun

highlights

Happy Surfing! 5 Safe Search Engines for Kids
These safe search engines for kids offer pre-screened sites and age-appropriate filters and content, so your child can have the freedom to browse the Internet while you have peace of mind that he's safe online.

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!

Best School Supplies of 2015
It's time to stock up on the latest and greatest school supplies! Make sure your child has all the trendy accessories and must-have classroom staples he needs.

Ready for Kindergarten?
Try our award-winning Kindergarten Readiness app! This easy-to-use checklist comes with games and activities to help your child build essential skills for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Facebook icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks