It’s official: reading is cool again

A new study shows that half of Australian teens read for pleasure, and more than half hold a valid library card.
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The report reveals more adolescent females than adolescent males read for more than half an hour per day. Image via Shutterstock.

A new pilot study into Australian teenage recreational reading behaviours has found that half of Australian teenagers read for pleasure. The report, Teen Reading in the Digital Era was conducted by Deakin and Murdoch Universities and funded by the Cultural Fund.

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