BookTrust to deliver 700,000 free books to schools as Time to Read campaign kicks off

BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 12:05:14 UTC ]
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Haven’t read War and Peace? Now’s the time to join Yiyun Li’s free virtual book club.

If you’re feeling alone and listless, or even if you simply have a few extra hours a week all of a sudden, I’ve got some good news for you. Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, March 18, brilliant novelist Yiyun Li will be leading a virtual book club in reading Tolstoy’s War and Peace—a book that many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-17 15:11:40 UTC ]
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Under quarantine in South Korea? You can now read 50,000 books for free.

This week, amid a deluge of vaguely horrifying, opportunistic-seeming quarantine-related reading lists, here’s something that seems genuinely good: a South Korean e-book startup is waiving its subscription fee for coronavirus patients and people under quarantine in the country. “We hope that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:59:11 UTC ]
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HarperCollins partners with The Sun in free books for schools campaign

HarperCollins and newspaper The Sun have partnered up to hand out two million free books to school children across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 18:36:19 UTC ]
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BookTrust chooses The Cave for Time to Read campaign

Reading charity BookTrust will give 700,000 copies of Rob Hodgson’s The Cave (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books) to school starters in England as part of its Time to Read campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of Kids Can Press Book

Kids Can Press author Paulette Bourgeois and illustrator Josée Bisaillon have created a book for General Mills Canada's third annual educational campaign for ecological support. And bees may be among the beneficiaries. The post Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Trophy Wife Star Albert Tsai Spends His Free Time Reading Harry Potter Books

Specs Who Albert Tsai Age 9 Accomplishments Stars as Bert on ABC’s Trophy Wife (Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c) Base Los Angeles I’ve read that you take all of your classes online. What’s that like? Yeah, I’m homeschooled. When I’m on set, there’s a studio teacher who helps me with my work. I like it,... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads 'The Library Book'

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen "The Library Book" as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads ‘The Library Book’

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen “The Library Book” as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Join us as we explore Orlean’s bestseller, a whodunit about the mysterious 1986 fire that gutted Los... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book ban campaigners deliver "hundreds of books" to MoJ

English PEN and the Howard League for Penal Reform today (11th December) delivered hundreds of books to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to send on to prisoners. Authors Francesca Simon and Miranda France joined representatives of the charities, who wore Christmas-themed clothing and offered mince... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Free Books Campaign partners with Round Table

The Free Books Campaign is partnering with Round Table Books to launch a children's reading list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-09 18:21:30 UTC ]
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BookTrust hands out 237,000 books during lockdown

Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 10:28:34 UTC ]
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Wicked! Daniel Radcliffe kicks off a star-studded reading of the first Harry Potter book

David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne and "Harry Potter" himself, Daniel Radcliffe, have all signed on to read chapters of "The Sorcerer's Stone." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-05 18:07:58 UTC ]
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20 of the Best Free Kindle Books You Can Read in Isolation

These twenty great free Kindle books are available to read free on your Kindle through Prime, Unlimited, sales, or your local library's ebook collection. Continue reading at Book Riot

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The L.A. Times Book Prizes ceremony will be virtual, and free, this year

Winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes will be announced in a special, virtual Twitter ceremony this year because of the global health crisis. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-09 17:53:22 UTC ]
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So Many Free Books From Simon Teen To Read Right Now!

Simon Teen is offering more than twenty books and excerpts to read for free right now! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Cowell launches BookTrust Home Time for children during school closures

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 17:38:05 UTC ]
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