At this reading festival, kids pick the winners and authors are rock stars

The Forest of Reading book festival in Ontario, where kids pick the winning authors, is more important than ever during the pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-05-13 18:23:27 UTC ]
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Your Francophile kids will want to read the winners of the Prix Albertine Jeunesse.

The Prix Albertine Jeunesse is a prize chosen for children, by children—that is, a reader’s choice award in which people between the ages of three and fourteen vote on their favorite book from a selection of Francophone literature. This award aims to facilitate a cultural exchange as well as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 16:56:26 UTC ]
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A Queer Reading List from LGBTQ-Identified Authors at the PDX Book Festival

THIS NOVEMBER, the PDX Book Festival took place in Portland, Oregon. The annual one-day event always includes some of the best contemporary writers, and many of the best contemporary writers are queer. (We are good artists.) This year, the festival included over 100 authors participating in... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-12-22 20:00:19 UTC ]
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What to read this summer? Ten authors weigh in with their picks.

Susan Orlean, Jeff Kinney and Ijeoma Oluo have their to-be-read stacks ready to go. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-23 13:57:00 UTC ]
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PBS Reveals Authors, Stars On ‘The Great American Read’

The Great American Read, a PBS-produced documentary series on reading in American culture that will debut in the spring, announced the authors, media celebrities and literary experts that are taking part in the program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Festival Picks: Edinburgh International Book Festival

The International Literature ShowcaseExceptional times call for exceptional writers. International bestselling crime novelist, journalist and Man Booker judge Val McDermid will reveal her selection of the most compelling LGBTQI+ writers working in the UK today. Val McDermid presents...10 August,... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2019-08-02 14:11:05 UTC ]
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Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’

Devised as a highly participatory hub of more than 2,500 events, the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival opens in the coming UNESCO World Book Capital. The post Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival: ‘Making Reading a Lifelong Habit’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic’s New ‘Kids & Family Reading’ Report: Reading Aloud Is Up

Scholastic's biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often. The post Scholastic’s New ‘Kids & Family Reading’ Report: Reading Aloud Is Up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Wimpy Kid author files lawsuit against Zombie Kid publisher

Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, has filed a trademark lawsuit against... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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20 Kids’ Reading Chairs to Snuggle Into With a Good Book

All bets are off as #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen introduces gambler Logan Tanner. He lives the exhilarating life of a professional gambler, but all the glitz and glamor hide a dark and violent past as an extractor—a world that comes rushing back to him when the beautiful... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-10 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which Kids’ SFF graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

Choose from early readers, middle grade, or young adult age categories to find your next kids' science fiction and fantasy graphic novel. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-07 11:45:00 UTC ]
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Sissay, Osman and Slimani to star at hybrid Durham Book Festival

Durham's annual literary festival will be headlined by authors including Lemn Sissay, Richard Osman and Leïla Slimani, as the event pivots to a hybrid model following last year's fully digital experience. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-19 05:59:34 UTC ]
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German Book Prize: ‘Nationwide Blind Date Readings’ With Authors

The German Book Prize announces a series of author readings running through October 1 and set in many parts of Germany. The post German Book Prize: ‘Nationwide Blind Date Readings’ With Authors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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World Literature Today Announces 2021 Neustadt Festival Poster Design Contest Winners

News and Events The first-place winning design in the 2021 Neustadt Lit Fest poster design project by Sydney Sleeper University of Oklahoma students Sydney Sleeper, Andie Trillo and Jamie McCarley have been awarded first, second and third place,... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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Barack Obama’s summer reading pick ‘Intimacies’ is an unsettling novel about moral dilemmas

Katie Kitamura’s new novel follows an interpreter in The Hague who’s involved with a married man. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-07-13 05:17:24 UTC ]
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Reading is Magic Festival returns with Cowell, Rosen and Biddulph

The Reading is Magic Festival, a children's digital books festival created during last year’s lockdown and inspired by Cressida Cowell, will return this autumn as a five-day event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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WIRED's Ultimate Summer Reading List 2021: Books for Kids and Teens

This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get your young readers in the swing of the season. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2021-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winner Iman Mersal: ‘Reading the Past’

A lost novelist, 'her whispering voice, fleeing depression,' led this Egyptian poet to one of the biggest literary prizes in the world. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Winner Iman Mersal: ‘Reading the Past’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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As a kid, I loved Judy Blume’s books. As an adult, I wonder: How do they read today?

Blume’s novels educated — and entertained — generations of readers. In today’s culture, it’s more complicated. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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