The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena.
Reading aloud is ‘a way of making reading visible,’ says Scholastic’s Pam Allyn, founder of the LitWorld nonprofit.
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.
Today’s COVID-19 reference comes from one of the industry’s most internationalized corporations, Copyright Clearance Center: home education.
On World Read Aloud Day, literary charity LitWorld works with Scholastic and other global organizations to encourage individuals and communities improve literacy.
In close proximity to each other on the calendar, Canada’s Family Literacy Day and Scholastic’s World Read Aloud Day address reading at home.
‘I knew I wanted to see it as a film,’ says Imagine Kids+Family chief Stephanie Sperber about Meika Hashimoto’s ‘The Trail’ from Scholastic.
Rosemary Stimola’s summer is about ‘reuniting the worldwide team’ that sold 100 million copies of the Hunger Games trilogy.
Urging young readers to contribute to their communities, Dav Pilkey’s ‘Do Good Tour’ will open in August with stops in the States, Asia and India.
More children are seen by Scholastic’s researchers as reading ‘zero books’ during the summer, and many parents don’t grasp the ‘summer slide’ problem.