Love of books helps kids succeed in school, and life


SomeOne writes \"Here\'s a nice one that says kids would rather watch television or play sports and other activities than read. Too-busy parents often don\'t take the time to make reading to their children a priority, let alone sit back with a good book themselves.

In fact, only about half of children ages 3 to 5 have a book read to them by an adult each day. That\'s one reason why 40 percent of youngsters entering kindergarten are not prepared, the PR Newswire Association reports.