New reasons for boys to read
Broadcast: Midmorning, 04/23/2010, 10:06 a.m.
A recent study from the Center on Education Policy shows that boys' reading performance lags behind their female peers. It's not the boys' fault, some authors say, but the fault of books that rarely reflect boys' lives.
- John Coy: Award-winning author. His latest teen fiction is called "Top of the Order."
- John Chec: Professor of English, University of Florida. He has served as president of the Children's Literature Association.