Scholastic’s 2023 World Read Aloud Day program has a new format, in which authors from 13 countries read aloud through the Storyvoice app.
Scotland’s New £30,000 SLIC Fund Backs ‘Pioneering Library Projects’
Stressing its search for innovative projects in higher education and specialist installations, Scotland’s new SLIC fund is open for proposals.
Children’s Books and Creators of Color: BookTrust Reports
Taking time to honor progress–and point to the need for more–England’s BookTrust reflects on diversity’s place in kids’ reading.
Ukrainian First Lady Olena Zelenska Speaks During Frankfurt
The Ukrainian first lady will appear in a digital discussion with Brigitte Huber, seen at Frankfurt’s Congress Center in Harmonie Hall.
Ethiopian Literacy Specialist Jane Kurtz Wins IBBY’s International Reading Promoter Award
The award for Jane Kurtz – and Iran’s Zohreh Ghaeni – will be presented at IBBY’s International Congress in Malaysia.
In the UK: 16,000 Books for Young Ukrainian Refugees
In the UK, Publishers Licensing Services (PLS) and the printing firm Halstan partner to produce Ukrainian-language children’s books.
Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students
The ‘African Book Box’ program from Book Aid International is delivering books to 76 schools in Uganda, Ghana, and Zimbabwe.
Camilla, Duchess of Cornwell, Is Book Aid International’s New Patron
Taking up the patronage held by the late Duke of Edinburgh, Camilla now advocates for Book Aid International’s work of providing access to books.
World Read Aloud Day 2022: LitWorld’s Innovative Partnerships
Behind today’s annual Scholastic-sponsored World Read Aloud Day program lie ‘innovation partnerships,’ a key part of LitWorld’s success.
In London, Book Aid International Reports 2021 Operations in 24 Countries
The UK-based Book Aid International introduced its second innovative shipping-container library in 2021, in rural Zanzibar.