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Young Readers like to Stretch

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 May 1949



ELSEWHERE I have said in effect that we have, at some centres, so “developed” our work with children that we have created a vested interest which is, maybe with the best intentions in the world, often keeping children from real books rather than encouraging them to use them; and further, I would add that I have often wondered whether in our children's libraries we do not strive to inculcate in the young people precisely those reading habits that we deplore when they grow up. These two ideas require elaboration.


MCCOLVIN, L.R. (1949), "Young Readers like to Stretch", Library Review, Vol. 12 No. 5, pp. 284-290.




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