To encourage boys' reading, look to book clubs

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Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013 12:00 am

Over a school lunch of spaghetti and meatballs earlier this spring, a group of fifth- and sixth-grade boys — and one girl who likes spy novels — discussed the ups and downs of youth author Jack Higgins' latest action-adventure novel.

Tessie Boudreau, Golden Hills Elementary School's literacy coach, charted the nonstop action on an oversized sheet of paper.

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