Few things make time pass more slowly on the road than when an antsy kid finds kicking the seat or poking their siblings the best form of available entertainment. Books are great for for long car rides, but they must have a fast-moving plot, unforgettable characters, a bit of humor, or an interesting point of view your child has never considered before.
These are the elements that help keep kids reading longer — handy for when you still have a state line to cross.
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