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'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-30 18:10:32 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Nat Geo Kids’ T-Rex chatbot aims to ‘get into the mindset of readers’

National Geographic Kids is the latest publisher to jump onto Facebook Messenger bot platform, where since April there have been built 11,000 other bots from brands and publishers. Tina the T-Rex will be alive for just a week as a brand awareness tool to teach kids about dinosaurs. The publisher... Continue reading at Digiday

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How The Onion Gets People to Read Sponsored Content: Make Fun of It

About a month ago, The Onion posted an article to its Facebook page with the headline, "Complete Idiot Forgot to Shave Area Between Nose and Mouth." The complete idiot, you might have guessed, sports a mustache. The Facebook post has more than 13,000 "likes," nearly 2,200 shares and reams of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Why Reading Translated Kids’ Books Makes a Difference

'Writing translated from other languages makes you see things differently,' says UK translator Daniel Hahn who will mine the Bologna Book Fair for gems. The post Why Reading Translated Kids’ Books Makes a Difference appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Comic Book Makes Important, Boring Data Fun To Read

Terms of Service ingeniously harnesses the power of comics to keep readers engaged.Terms of Service is a newly published digital graphic novel from Al Jazeera that explores the turbulent relationship technology users today have with services provided by big data companies.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 Kids get real, ready to 'make learning fun'

It peeked its head out just a day ago by way of a Korean back-to-school catalog, and now Samsung's ready to let its kid-friendly cat out of the bag. The Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is, as the name implies, aimed at ever more tech savvy young ones, featuring a child-friendly skinned Android 4.1 and a slew... Continue reading at Engadget

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E-readers make easy reading on the move

E-readers are devices for reading electronic books, or ebooks. Here's a rundown of their basic features: Continue reading at Stuff

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Making ebooks even more kid-friendly: the Storia reading app from Scholastic

Scholastic's Storia reading app includes many children's titles previously unavailable in ebook format Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Readmill Aims to Make Digital Reading Social

As ebooks become popular, there are increasing opportunities to share and personalize the digital reading experience. That's where the upcoming Readmill iPad app and social network come in. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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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

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Reading Agency aims to maintain reading challenge numbers

The Reading Agency is hoping to maintain participant numbers in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, the theme of which is The Beano. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Jen Silverman on Re-reading, Making a Tarot Deck, and Other Kinds of Escape

Jen Silverman’s novel, We Play Ourselves, is out now in paperback from Random House, so we asked about her favorite books to give to friends, the best stories to revisit, and how she procrastinates. * What is your favorite book to give as a gift? I am bad at many things in life, among them... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Wowing Young Readers: Close-up on Union Square Kids

It’s full steam ahead for Union Square Kids. The publisher’s dynamic line of children’s, middle grade, and YA titles includes well-established authors and illustrators and new voices alike. Editorial director Tracey Keevan shares the vision behind Union Square Kids, its publishing aspirations,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quiz: You’re Going on a Scavenger Hunt to Find Your Next Fun Queer YA Read

Take this quiz to go on a scavenger hunt and get a fun queer YA book recommendation based on what you find! Continue reading at Book Riot

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The New York Public Library makes four banned books free nationwide on its e-reader app

The New York Public Library made four banned books available nationwide on SimplyE, its free-reader app. The titles include Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson, King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender, Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi and Catcher in the... Continue reading at Engadget

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Save $50 on Amazon’s kid-friendly Kindle e-readers, today only

Amazon makes child-friendly versions of its popular Kindle e-readers, and today only, you can get them for a whole lot less than usual. The regular Kindle Kids is $60 down from $110, and the Kindle Paperwhite Kids is $110 instead of $160. Both Kindle devices are at their all-time low prices.... Continue reading at PC World

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Review: Kathryn Davis turned grief into a glimmering memoir like none you've ever read

The novelist Kathryn Davis' memoir, 'Aurelia, Aurélia," is a Virginia Woolf-inspired whoosh of experiences in the aftermath of her husband's death. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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