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Letter - Every child has the right to read

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To the editor:

"The ratio of books to children in middle-income neighborhoods is approximately 13 books to one child, the ratio in low-income neighborhoods is one book to 300 children ... in addition, over 80 percent of child care centers serving low-income children lack age-appropriate books." This according to the handbook of early literacy research by Susan B. Neuman and David K. Dickinson.

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