Best 2017 Multicultural Books

Center for the Study of Multicultural Children’s Literature has selected the CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017.  Feel free to share. https://www.csmcl.org/best-books-2017. New Twitter Handle: @weareCSMCL  #CSMCLBestBooks2017 Pinterest page for CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017: https://www.pinterest.com/csmcl/best-multicultural-childrens-books-of-2017/ Pinterest Boards for all CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books: https://www.pinterest.com/csmcl/boards/

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Story Shares

Story Shares – Bringing “Relevant Reads” to Teens and Young Adults Who Struggle with Reading   According to the National Center for Education Statistics, as many as ninety million American adults read at a basic or below basic level. Unacceptable numbers of high school students do not read proficiently, with […]

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Global Read Aloud Event

Since 2010, Global Read Aloud (GRA) has gained serious traction—reaching more than 2,000,000 students across 60 countries. For the next six weeks (ending in mid-November) educators from around the world will pick a book to read aloud to students while making as many global connections as possible through social media, […]

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Access to Art of Reading document

Adriaan Langendonk and  Kees Broekhof have written an article on their Dutch reading promotion program The Art of Reading.  Routledge sent them a link that 50 people can use, free of charge.  Routledge will probably stop free access after 50 downloads. This is the link: http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/WP4eaKBzYiPQNPJkXw4w/full

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Reading culture

To mark International Literacy Day on 8 September, the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning (UIL) is launching a new publication entitled Fostering a culture of reading and writing: Examples of dynamic literate environments. The compilation features 18 case studies of successful youth and adult literacy programmes, all of which seek to foster rich literate environments […]

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Reading Promotion in Singapore

Many schools in Singapore have been very creative in finding ways to encourage their students to read. In doing so, they have nurtured a whole school reading environment in which teachers are reading role models, books and eBooks are widely available, and time (yes, curriculum time even!) is set aside […]

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Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award Winner

Wolf Erlbruch is the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2017 Laureate.  He received the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award from H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria. Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy, Mrs Alice Bah Kuhnke, gave a speech in honour of the laureate. During the evening, musical entertainment was provided by Swedish opera […]

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