Nearly three quarters of young people prefer print

The 16-24 generation is still firmly in favour of print books, new research shows, with 73%... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Talent and potential' of young people in sector marked by 2020 Print Futures Awards

Forty-four young people have scooped grants of up to £1,500 each in The Printing Charity’s 2020 Print Futures Awards for people aged 18 to 30 in the UK printing, paper, publishing, packaging and graphic arts sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 01:04:03 UTC ]
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Young people who engage less with reading prefer screens, says NLT report

Print is still the preferred medium for young people but digital formats are growing in popularity amongst those who engage less with reading, according to a new report. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young adult readers 'prefer printed to ebooks'

Survey finds that 62% of 16 to 24-year-olds prefer traditional books over their digital equivalentsSixteen to 24-year-olds are known as the super-connected generation, obsessed with snapping selfies or downloading the latest mobile apps, so it comes as a surprise to learn that 62% prefer print... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Alex Wheatle | "I hope young people understand why people were transported to the Caribbean"

The Caribbean continues to inspire Alex Wheatle, who returns to this setting in his latest novel, which is about an irrepressible female pirate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-08 17:39:56 UTC ]
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UpLift literature leadership scheme for young people of colour launches

Words of Colour Productions and the Irish Writers Centre have unveiled UpLift, an international literature leadership initiative for young people of colour aged between 18 and 30. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-10 00:53:24 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds will serve a third term as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

Today, the Library of Congress announced that bestselling author Jason Reynolds will serve as National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature for a third year. Reynolds’s extended appointment is an unprecedented event in the history of the program. The position, which was established in 2008,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-09-20 15:03:29 UTC ]
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Logan and Jackson among judges for Royal Society Young People's Book Prize

Broadcaster Gabby Logan and award-winning children's author Sharna Jackson are among the judges announced for this year's Royal Society Young People's Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-18 18:21:06 UTC ]
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US First-Quarter 2021 Print Book Sales Grew 29 Percent

Strong book sales continue in Q1 of 2021, with print sales up 29 percent in the US. And in 2020, ebook sales increased by 17 percent. The post US First-Quarter 2021 Print Book Sales Grew 29 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-19 16:24:12 UTC ]
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10 Tidbits About Libraries for Visually Impaired and Print Disabled People

Get to know the work and services of libraries for the visually impaired and print disabled people around the world. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Join the government’s Kickstart Scheme to support young people into employment

Atwood Tate's Lynne Willoughby explains how the company is supporting the government's Kickstart Scheme, and why publishers should too.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-04 21:41:53 UTC ]
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Knapp to 'amplify voices that are often silent' as Young People's Laureate

Cecilia Knapp has pledged to work with young people in London who "haven't had a chance to find their voice yet", as part of her tenure as newly appointed Young People's Laureate.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-01 19:21:24 UTC ]
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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 14:15:20 UTC ]
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UK nominations in for IBBY's Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities

UK-published books from Scallywag Press, Walker Books and Penguin are among those nominated on the international list of Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities, managed by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-25 13:26:55 UTC ]
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In Conversation with Jason Reynolds, National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. AudioFile’s Josephine Reed spoke with author and National Ambassador for Young People’s... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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The Best Books for Print People, 2019

Magazine and newspaper executives may beg to differ, but our love affair with print media has been surprisingly resilient in the digital era. E-book sales have flattened, and physical book sales continue to outstrip the “disruptors” by a wide margin. In fact, as our annual review of “Books for... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-18 21:53:27 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors, and also captured the award announcement at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Planetarium wins Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize

Astrophysicist Raman Prinja and artist Chris Wormell’s book Planetarium: Welcome to the Museum (Templar Publishing), about the wonders of space, has scooped the Royal Society’s Young People’s Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 19:41:46 UTC ]
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Roskifte wins £40k Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize

Norwegian artist Kristin Roskifte has won the Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize worth 350,000 Danish Kr (£40,000). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 13:40:57 UTC ]
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Here's the National Book Awards' 2019 longlist for young people's literature

The National Book Foundation has unveiled the 2019 National Book Award longlist for young people's literature. Contenders tackle major sociopolitical issues. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-16 18:19:57 UTC ]
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