Before Michael B. Jordan Played Him in ‘Just Mercy,’ Bryan Stevenson Was a Kid Who Loved to Read

The best-selling author and public interest lawyer comes from a family in which words mattered. A lot. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

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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

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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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Forget Playing With Toys: Kids Can Play With The Catalog

Get out your crayons and mobile phones. The Toys 'R Us holiday catalog drops this week. At 96 pages, "The Great Big Toys 'R Us Book of Awesome" is its biggest issue ever and includes interactive elements for the first time."The Big Book, as we call it internally, is done every year, but this is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The Importance of Reading to Your Kids

How a career in libraries is paying dividends for PW columnist Sari Feldman in her new role—grandmother. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What to read in 2020 based on the books you loved in 2019

Sally Rooney and Elizabeth Gilbert may not have new books coming out just yet, but we have some worthy alternatives. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Edelweiss, Edelweiss? Julie Andrews Loves Reading About 18th-Century Plant Hunters

“I’m fascinated by stories of how the various plant specimens we take for granted today were originally discovered,” says the actor, whose latest book is “Home Work: A Memoir of My Hollywood Years.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Richard Curtis signs deal to adapt children's book series into 'Love Actually for kids'

Film director Richard Curtis has signed a deal with Locksmith Animation to create an animated feature based on his festive children's books, in a project described as "Love Actually for kids".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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There’s now an e-reader just for kids, and it misses what children love about books

Kids don’t feel burdened by carrying physical books; they feel girded with the tools of their own entertainment. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Is ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ more difficult than ‘The Grapes of Wrath’? The flaw in reading levels.

So many kids are told to read at their ‘level.’ But there are problems in the system that assigns them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Quiz: What Should Be The Next Story You Read To Your Kids?

When you can't choose from the plethora of great books out there, take this quiz to find an excellent children's book for your next read! Continue reading at Book Riot

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With her new book, Raina Telgemeier makes a gutsy move. Kids and parents will love it.

The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in “Guts.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Review: Two pros aim to make reading fun for kids in 'How to Raise a Reader'

Want your child to love reading? Two New York Times children's book editors give tips on making reading a pleasurable experience Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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A summer reading list for fans of ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’

The latest YA rom-coms include and affirm a broader range of experiences than ever before. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Want Kids to Learn the Joy of Reading? Barbershops and Laundromats Can Help

A movement supported by nonprofit groups and libraries is creating literary spaces in places where children find themselves with time on their hands. Continue reading at The New York Times

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20 Books With LGBTQ Characters Your Kids Will Love

These books portray many aspects of the LGBTQ experience for kids as young as 3. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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BookExpo 2019: On Raising Kids Who Live to Read

'How to Raise a Reader' coauthors Pamela Paul and Maria Russo will discuss their book during today’s eponymous panel moderated by Jane Pauley, TV journalist and host of 'CBS Sunday Morning.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Marlon James’ ‘Black Leopard, Red Wolf’ to be adapted by Michael B. Jordan and Warner Bros.

Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society and Warner Bros. have acquired the film rights to the epic fantasy novel “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” by Marlon James. The first novel of the Dark Star trilogy, “Black Leopard, Red Wolf” is based on African mythology. Set in a world of competing kingdoms and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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MediaLink's Michael Kassan on being 'freaked out' when reading Ken Auletta's 'Frenemies'

New Yorker writer Ken Auletta's new book "Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else)" has been on the reading list of many an agency executive since coming out earlier this month.Auletta has said he spoke with hundreds of people (notably not Omnicom chief executive... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Triangle Interactive Looks to Grow Kids’ Read-Along E-book Market

Targeting a niche in the thriving audiobook market, Triangle Interactive has released an initial list of 1,000 English and Spanish-language children's ebooks from a variety of publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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