Behind today’s annual Scholastic-sponsored World Read Aloud Day program lie ‘innovation partnerships,’ a key part of LitWorld’s success.
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 charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more.
Having conducted workshops in Haiti for authors, the literacy charity Nabu is releasing the two of a planned series of bilingual books for girls of color.
Close to 32,000 books have been shipped by Book Aid International to the African nation, the charity says, to bolster community libraries.
In talking about the Rwandan cultural context for reading and literature, publisher Louise Umutoni of Huza Press talks of authors publishing outside Africa.