Conversations, VOLUME 8

Sarah Lyons – Why Adults Can Read Whatever They Want

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Reason 5: They’re usually really quick reads!

The most practical reason for your standard adult: they aren’t very time-consuming. Most books for kids and young adults are relatively short and easy reads, but they can still offer a lot of benefits. Plus, did we mention that it’s much better for your brain to read before bed instead of looking at that phone/TV screen?

 

Suggestions:

 

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by Mary Norton
HMH Books for Young Readers, 2003
 
 
 
 
 
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(Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 1992)
 
 
 
 
 
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(HarperCollins, 2012)
 
 
 
 
 
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Sarah Lyons is an intern here at the ERB this summer, and a senior English major at Taylor University.

 

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


One Comment

  1. Great stuff Sarah. There are fantastic children’s books out there that appeal across ages. Thanks for putting this together!