In this section we consider the books read by struggling readers – defined as books read by pupils who were reading at two or more years below their actual chronological year level. Again, numbers in the lower and the highest years were insufficient, so Years 1-4 and 11-13 are excluded. The books preferred by struggling readers were of interest. Did they show a different pattern from regular readers, and how did these children sustain interest, especially in the later years?

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