TITLE

How Do You Make Teen-agers Read? One Publisher Says, 'Let Them Write'

PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;12/4/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the strategy employed by Health Communications Inc. to increase the reading interest of teenagers in the United States. Contents, publication and distribution of the book `Teen Ink: Our Voices, Our Visions'; Donation of book sales to The Young Authors Foundation Inc.; Impression of publisher John Meyer on the reading interest of teenagers.
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3876096

 

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