Children that can't read before the third grade are more likely to become criminals, dropouts, and drug addicts.
Reading can give children opportunities
Kids could end up on the streets vandalizing buildings and getting into trouble.
Replacing TV with a book can decrease the chance of obesity in children.
Reading allows a person to: have better focus set goals have more advanced writing skills have better memory
Studies have shown that exposing children to books at a young age can increase their IQ score by 20 points.
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