Kids Who Read Fiction Are More Engaged, Empathetic Citizens, by Mike Kalin

“To overcome intolerance and bigotry, students must possess the capacity for empathy and understanding that reading fiction fosters. Literature courses don’t teach students every fact about our government, but they do cultivate the civic virtues required to sustain our democracy.”

Mike Kalin



This is an exceptional piece. I normally would add my own two cents but not this time.  Many many thanks to Mike Kalin and WBUR in Boston.

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