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1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, V3B 7Z5| Phone: 604-941-5401| Contact Us
Terry Fox Secondary School
School District No. 43 (Coquitlam)
Read, Lead, Succeed

It may seem cliche, but reading for 20 minutes a day can put most students on a path to improvement; reading for 45 minutes a day can often help most students overcome problems in several other related areas.


  • If you don't like to read fiction, consider a biography, autobiography, historical events, memoirs, travel books, etc.

  • Consider joining a book club to keep you motivated to keep reading.

  • Read the book that was later made into a movie (there's over 1400 to choose from)

  • Consider graphic novels as a option

  •  Pick a genre that you really like: mystery, science fiction, romance, horror.

  • Get books in digital format so you can have them on your smart device to read anywhere at anytime (plus, you can click on words to get the definitions too)

  • Audiobooks are great for situations when it's not convenient or possible to read.

  • Stop reading a book if you don't like it and find one you do like. 

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Terry Fox Secondary School

1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam British Columbia
Canada V3B 7Z5
604-941-5401 604-937-8059
7:30 am - 3:30 pm
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