Longitudinal Literacy Study

Dr. Stephen Krashen, international linguistics scholar, and his colleagues have completed the third phase of his longitudinal study of significant factors in children’s levels of literacy. Using the PIRLS test, he found that school libraries and their collections were the main contributing factor, and made up for some of the […]

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Reading and Library Audience – a Russian Report

The project of electronic database “Reading and Library Audience: Library Science and Sociological Research” is being implemented by two of the largest libraries in Russia (Russian State Children’s Library, Russian National Library). In Russia there is a large and well-developed network of libraries of various types. The composition of the […]

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Children’s Literature for Indigenous Populations in Australia

The following free resources provide information about children’s literature relating to indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand:   Free data base of children’s books, provided by the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Inv.  https://www.ncacl.org.au/resources/databases/welcome-to-the-aboriginal-and-or-torres-strait-islander-resource/ This data base is currently for primary (lower) school children, but the NCACL hopes to […]

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Center for Children’s Books Webinars

A crossroads for critical inquiry, professional training, and educational outreach, the Center for Children’s Books (CCB) at the iSchool at Illinois is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. In its dual role as research collection and educational community, the Center has a national impact on the future of reading and readers. […]

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Libraries, Literacy and Equity

Please see the invite and link to Libraries, Literacy,  and Equity: A Virtual Conversation on 2/25 at 11 ET with Dr. Hayden and Tracie Hall, Director of ALA.  Feel free to forward the link to others. Everyone can register at this link. Also feel free to share the virtual invitation, which you can find here.

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Literary License vs Literary Translation – Translating Books the Right Way

Meta Description: How can you assess the quality of book translations into foreign languages? When it comes to accessing literary translation services, these tips should help. The translation of books into foreign languages can open up the world stage when it comes to marketing, but authors need to know a […]

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World Read Aloud Day

Read how Helena, Montana schools have launched different campaigns and activities to encourage reading – at https://www.ktvh.com/news/helena-public-schools-begin-campaigns-with-world-read-aloud-day

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