Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2020-11-20 16:53:51 UTC ]
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Tory-shaming Manchester United star Marcus Rashford is launching a children’s book club.

As many on this side of the pond may not know, Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford is currently all that stands between the United Kingdom and compete moral ruination. In a year where a particularly grotesque grotesquerie of Brexiteer Tories consolidated power,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 19:04:34 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford Book Club to give away 50,000 books this summer

Initiative led by the footballer will distribute copies of his own children’s adventure book to young readers with little access to readingFootballer Marcus Rashford’s debut children’s book will be given to 50,000 children this summer as part of an initiative by his book club.The Marcus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-05 13:14:24 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. 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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Marcus Rashford to publish children’s novel The Breakfast Club Adventures

The footballer and campaigner is writing story with Alex Falase-Koya, drawing on his own memories of friendships made before starting the school day Fresh from receiving an MBE for his campaigning to lift children out of poverty, Marcus Rashford is now warming up for a new challenge: the England... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-01 12:04:57 UTC ]
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15 Must-Read October Children’s Book Releases

October children’s book releases include picture books like Interrupting Chicken: Cookies for Breakfast by David Ezra Stein, middle grade books like Living With Viola by Rosena Fung, and so much more. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-10-04 10:37:00 UTC ]
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15 Must-Read September Children’s Book Releases

Check out some of the amazing  children’s book releases hitting shelves in September, including My Two Border Towns by David Bowles & Erika Meza. Continue reading at Book Riot

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15 Must-Read July Children’s Book Releases

Whether kids are learning about pronouns or escaping into South Indian mythology, these July children’s book releases are sure to be a hit. Continue reading at Book Riot

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New York Times's Book Review Podcast Celebrates 15 Years

‘The Book Review’ podcast began as a brief show with a rebellious touch. It became a forum for some of the biggest names in literature. Continue reading at The New York Times

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15 Online Book Clubs to Boost Your Reading in 2021

All the books, all the conversation, and no deciding which literary-themed mask to wear. These are the best online book clubs to check out. Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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L.A. Times Book Club's next read is Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

L.A. Times Book Club's 2020 lineup also includes 'American Dirt' and 'From Our Land to Our Land.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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L.A. Times Book Club's next read is 'Barking to the Choir' by Gregory Boyle

Preaching second chances: L.A. Times Book Club's next read is 'Barking to the Choir' by Gregory Boyle Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-11-14 19:38:58 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the past 12 months.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 01:05:09 UTC ]
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How To Fake That You Read the Book Club Book

Follow my lead and no one will find out that you didn't read the book club book. Step one: praise the art of bookbinding. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Club Books to Read This Summer and Fall

Looking for the best book club books for summer and fall 2022? This guide has something for every kind of book club. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for June 15, 2022

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How to watch Jane Goodall discuss 'The Book of Hope' at the L.A. Times Book Club

Jane Goodall joins the L.A. Times Book Club to discuss 'The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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25 Best Book Club Books for 2022 Reading

If you’re looking for the best book club books, 2022 releases have a ton to offer! Check out our picks for fiction and nonfiction, like How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu. Continue reading at Book Riot

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