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Research Into Book Ownership

"It is not a case of books being irrelevant now technology has superseded printed matter," wrote the National Literacy Trust's researchers Christina Clark and Lizzie Poulton. "Children with no books of their own are less likely to be sending emails, reading websites or engaging with their peers through the written word on social networking sites. Children who grow up without books and without positive associations around reading are at a disadvantage in the modern world."

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