‘To advance the science behind measuring text complexity,’ Lexile Framework has been enhanced, according to its parent company, MetaMetrics.
The Ara program from the Kalimat Foundation in the United Arab Emirates is working to make reading accessible to sight-impaired children in the Gulf region.
From Frontier Myanmar: ‘A complete collection of all our child-authored books’ is part of the reading program one literacy-based charity delivers to kids.
As the young UK-based charity crowdfunds its Bangladesh books initiatives, PEN America has material dating to 1966 in its newly launched digital archive.
Calling for ‘a more open dialogue regionally and internationally,’ Bodour Al Qasimi accepts UNESCO’s designation of Sharjah as World Book Capital 2019.
New recognition for efforts that Sharjah’s royal family and civic leadership have made, Sharjah follows Athens 2018 in the “World Book Capital” designation.
Calling books ‘like glue, binding peoples together,’ the International Publishers Association’s president stresses commonalities over controversy in China.
As suggested by the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival’s slogan, ‘Discover a Lifelong Friend,’ Ahmed Al Ameri sees early-age immersion as crucial.
Mexico and Canada join the USA in the 2017 #ProjectReadathon ‘Million Minutes Campaign’ to release 300,000 books to Save the Children’s literacy programs.
When ‘an increasingly globalized and educated population’ demands more, ‘publishers are faced with the challenge of redefining an industry,’ in the United Arab Emirates.