Changes in Canadian children’s books

The following article discusses how Canadian children’s books have changed in recent years: https://globalnews.ca/news/5246618/how-childrens-books-have-changed/?fbclid=IwAR2IjelxU9u1F9UMId2lDKSyl14Ju1XUgtlPwOKxtb_dEyufFhdXmfR0qUA

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Dutch Reading Association

The Dutch Reading Foundation (via website Reading Monitor (Leesmonitor in Dutch)) publishes the most important results of scientific research on reading promotion. Since 2018, they have provided an English version of the website. You can visit the website via the following address: https://www.leesmonitor.nu/en/promoting-reading. The website contains information on seven different topics that are relevant […]

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Reading Lists

Each year, thousands of children, young adults, and educators around the United States select their favorite recently published books for the Choices reading lists. These lists are used in classrooms, libraries, and homes to help readers of all ages find books they will enjoy. The annotated lists for the current […]

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Children’s Literature Heritage

Celebrate Your Children’s Literature Heritage with a Literary Landmark 2019 marks the 100thAnniversary of Children’s Book Week, an event sponsored by theChildren’s Book Counciland Every Child A Reader.  Since 2015 communities around the country have celebrated Children’s Book Week by dedicating a Literary Landmark plaque a site that has a connection to […]

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UIL blog on community libraries

Lisa Krolak, UIL librarian coauthored this blog with Isabelle Mischke, which talks about the critical role that community libraries can play in promoting literacy development and lifelong learning, highlighting the work of selected community libraries in Africa and Asia that are part of the ALADIN network. http://thelifelonglearningblog.uil.unesco.org/2019/01/15/resources-of-hope-why-community-libraries-matter/.  

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Literacy Awards Competition

We are pleased to share with you the call for applications for the 2019 U.S. Library of Congress (LOC) Literacy Awards. Applications will be accepted for the 2019 Library of Congress Literacy Awards beginning January 14, and the deadline for applications is March 8, 2019. There are 3 separate awards: […]

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World Reading Habits in 2018

Global English Editing has compiled an infographic on world reading habits in 2018, which shows who read the most, what they read, as well as many other fascinating insights into the reading landscape. See https://geediting.com/world-reading-habits-2018/

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