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These are the footnotes for the web excerpts from Chapter 9 of
The Read-Aloud Handbook (Penguin, 2013, 7th edition).

Footnotes for CHAPTER NINE

( Dad—What's the Score?)

  1. Jack Jennings, Can Boys Succeed in Later Life If They Can’t Read as Well as Girls? (Washington, DC: Center on Education Policy, 2011).

  2. Naomi Chudowsky and Victor Chudowsky, Are There Differences in Achievement Between Boys and Girls? (Washington, DC: Center on Education Policy, 2010), p. 6.

  3. David Kohn, “The Gender Gap: Boys Lagging,” 60 Minutes, February 11, 2009,
    See also Kevin Wack and Beth Quimby, “Boys in Jeopardy at School,” Portland Press Herald, March 18, 2010,

  4. U. S. Census Bureau, Educational Attainment in the United States: 2009, See also Hanna Rosin, “The End of Men,” The Atlantic, July/ August, 2010

  5. Tom Chiarella, “The Problem with Boys . . . is actually a problem with men,” Esquire, July 1, 2006,

  6. Jay Mathews, “Are Boys Really in Trouble?” Washington Post, June 27, 2006,

  7. Wack and Quimby, “Boys in Jeopardy at School.”

  8. There is a whole cottage industry helping affluent families organize their disorganized boys; see Alan Finder, “Giving Disorganized Boys the Tools for Success,” New York Times, January 1, 2008.

  9. Clyde C. Robinson, Jean M. Larsen, and Julia H. Haupt, “Picture Book Reading at Home: A Comparison of Head Start and Middle- class Preschoolers,” Early Education and Development 6, no. 3 (1995): 241– 52.

  10. Janelle M. Gray, “Reading Achievement and Autonomy as a Function of Father-to-Son Reading” (Master’s thesis, California State University, Stanislaus, CA, 1991). See also the study of thirty men from blue-collar families. Half stayed blue-collar when they grew up and the other half became college professors; fathering made the difference: Olga Emery and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, “The Socialization Effects of Cultural Role Models in Ontogenetic Development and Upward Mobility,” Child Psychiatry and Development and Human Development 12, no. 1 (1981): 3–18.

  11. David Lubar, “Kid Appeal,” quoted from Jon Scieszka, ed., Guys Read: Funny Business (New York: Walden Pond Press, 2010).

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