Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Why Readers Abandon Books

Today we discussed some ways in which readers abandon books. Here is the list that was generated with our class and Ms. Briggs' class:
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Why We Abandon Books
Too hard Not interested in the book or genre
Too easy
Don’t like the characters
Don’t like the wording from the author
Disappointed in the sequel or series
Too scary
Too sad
Too confusing
Print is too hard to read
Boring
Not good for now – maybe later
STS (Setting the stage)
Plot confusing
Another book of interest
Reminds you of something bad in your life
Cannot make a connection to the text
Difficult vocabulary
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