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NPR: Books Podcast

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NPR's brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads. Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and much more.

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Simple Number, Complex Impact: How Many Words Has A Child Heard?

December 5th, 2015

Episode 419 of 550 episodes

The Thirty Million Word Initiative, created by University of Chicago Hospital pediatric surgeon Dana Suskind, attempts to close the achievement gap between poorer and more affluent students.

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