Books, Not Bars for Our Boys
Research shows that boys are having trouble reading, and that boys are getting worse at reading. No one is quite sure why. Some of the reasons are biological. Some of the reasons are sociological. The good news is that research also shows that boys will read — if they are given reading that interests them. Because of his ground breaking with young men and literacy, Dr. Shields was invited to participate in the 3rd Annual Book Festival at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, where child actor, Anthony Hobbs, performed a dramatic reading of Dr. Shields’ book, Miguel’s Amazing Book Adventure to life.