Best sources for new books to read for kids and teens in Canada 2017, by age group

This statistic shows the leading sources from which children and teenagers in Canada get ideas about books to read for fun as of February 2017, broken down by age group. The findings show that 15-17 year olds are less likely to get ideas about new books to read from a teacher or a librarian, with 42 percent saying this is the best source of inspiration for them, compared to 56 percent of 6-8 year olds.

Leading sources from which children and teenagers get ideas about books to read for fun in Canada as of February 2017, by age group

Friends, siblings or cousinsTeachers/school librarianParent or other adult family membersSchool book club/book fairPublic library/librarianStores or websites that sell booksSocial media
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Sources

Release date

May 2017

Region

Canada

Survey time period

January 31 to February 6, 2017

Number of respondents

784 respondents

Age group

6-17 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

For further methodology information please see here: http://www.scholastic.ca/readingreport/about.php
Questions: From which of the following do you get the best ideas about books to read for fun?

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