In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books.
By buying Disney books, sending in reading-related photos, and reading from the Disney app, consumers can contribute to Disney Publishing’s book donations to First Book.
In its four-year bid to benefit 310 public primary schools in Africa, Book Aid International reports reaching almost 99,000 students’ classrooms this year.
Author Dave Eggers and illustrator Shawn Harris open this year’s US and Canada #GiveBooks charity campaign to increase book ownership among underserved children.
Following the horrific truck-bomb attack in Mogadishu, the UK’s Book Aid International declares its solidarity with Africa Educational Trust.
The 5K run for agents and publishers will start the week with a good look at the Main River and fun with colleagues before the Frankfurt Book Fair begins.
Keeping pace with the National Hurricane Center, Simon & Schuster extends its aid to storm-swept libraries and bookstores in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
The catastrophic effects of Hurricane Harvey prompt a demonstration of how Ingram’s Aerio network can ‘line up books against the storm,’ says Ron Martinez.
Close to 32,000 books have been shipped by Book Aid International to the African nation, the charity says, to bolster community libraries.
Never one to stay at his desk, Simon & Schuster’s Ira Silverberg is holding an auction for lunch, a natural for this man-about-publishing.