Studies show that children's book lending and ownership programs have a have positive behavioral, educational, and psychological outcomes.
Access to print materials:
· Improves children's reading performance
· Proves instrumental in helping children learn the basics of reading
· Causes children to read more and for longer lengths of time
· Produces improved attitudes toward reading and learning among children.
Borrow books from your library. Books and magazine subscriptions are good holiday and birthday presents.
...From Reading is Fundamental