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At What Age Did You Begin Reading?

Three
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34%
Four
88
31%
Five
35
12%
Six
19
7%
Seven
8
3%
Eight
10
3%
Other
30
10%
 
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Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:34 pm
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Jacobs says...



I started to read when I was three years of age, and I think my first book was 'My little puppy' or something along those lines, and then it was Dr. Seuss.




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Wed Oct 17, 2007 9:44 pm
Aet Lindling says...



Areida wrote:Whoa, guys, we have a LOT of people who started reading at three and four! That must explain why we're all so literary today. ;)

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scotty.knows says...



I started reading at the tender age of 5. My mom taught me all the sounds and about 200 basic words. I figured it out from there. I'm proud to say I taught myself to read with comic books.




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Fri Oct 19, 2007 2:01 pm
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Prosithion says...



dunno... three I think... Not sure.


The first book I ever read was The Possessed by Dostoevsky... just kidding. I've no idea what I read first, that was just the last book I've read.
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Fri Oct 19, 2007 4:16 pm
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BeautifulJewel says...



I can't really remeber when i started reading a book. But i think it was around the age of Three. That is also the most votes.
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Fri Oct 19, 2007 11:41 pm
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ELven-Maiden says...



I was reading poems about swinging up on a swing since I was three, but my first book...I'll have to look that one up...I think it was The Island and the Ring, though.
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Sat Oct 20, 2007 2:13 am
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MadHatter says...



My mom would always read to me at night and slowly I picked it up too. I think I was like three or four...it was before kindergarten, that much I know.
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Sat Oct 20, 2007 8:34 pm
tinny says...



I have no idea XD I asked my Dad and he doesn't know either.
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Sun Oct 21, 2007 5:39 am
cheeztoast says...



eight for me i was a late starter




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Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:27 am
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flytodreams says...



I started when I was 4...I wouldn't even play with toys, it was always BOOKS. :lol:
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moosiegirl says...



i started at age three and i read see spot run(i think that's the typical learning book >_<)
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Mon Oct 22, 2007 2:41 am
BFG says...



Four, and my first was Ten Men, one of the Bob's Books series. I knew The Very Hungry Caterpillar by heart before that, and would "read" it to anyone who let me, but it wasn't really reading. My mom says that once I read Ten Men I just took off, and in a couple weeks had learned to read. It was only decoding, though - I couldn't really absorb the information. I read Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, for instance, but I couldn't understand it until my parents went back and read it aloud to me. I'm not sure when I started understanding what I read, but I think I was around five or six.
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Mon Mar 24, 2008 8:08 am
casey_kent says...



I started reading when I was four. My dad taught me and my teacher.
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Wed Mar 26, 2008 3:19 am
Rakun says...



I don't remember my first book.
But one of my favorites was Juan Chorlito y el indio invisible by Janosch .
It is in Spanish because is my native language (yeah, I am from mexico).
But I translate it: Juan the Scatterbrained and the Invisible Indian .

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helpless42 says...



I used to hate reading, but when I moved and had nobody to talk to I started reading more. plus the harry potter series is really good and got me started