The United Kingdom’s Book Aid International has made donations of more than 160,000 books in nine countries to refugee youngsters.
The book charity provides close to 10,000 copies of ‘Planet Earth II’ to the Nkhotakotar reserve’s ‘Reading Around the Reserve’ program.
Using all voice commands, the RealSAM system for sight-impaired users becomes a new home of the UK charity Calibre Audio’s audiobooks.
Reading aloud is ‘a way of making reading visible,’ says Scholastic’s Pam Allyn, founder of the LitWorld nonprofit.
Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International’s logistics team and donor-publishers.
The Calibre Audio charity for readers who have print disabilities is hoping to add 48 new audiobooks to its library this holiday season.
The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more.
As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education.
On World Read Aloud Day, literary charity LitWorld works with Scholastic and other global organizations to encourage individuals and communities improve literacy.
In a ‘Library Week’ competition from the UK’s CILIP, library supporters build their visions of the future in Lego and head for a festival this weekend.
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