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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Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report: Insights From the US, UK, India and Australia

With new attention to diversity issues, Scholastic's sixth biennial survey adds an Australian edition, and looks extensively on reading aloud at home. The post Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report: Insights From the US, UK, India and Australia appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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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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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Quick Reads report finds 27% fear reading will become 'forgotten pleasure'

Around 27% of people fear reading could become a “forgotten pleasure” according to new research commissioned to mark the 10th anniversary of Galaxy Quick Reads. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Scholastic reports 7% rise in revenue for 2020 first quarter

Scholastic has reported a 7% rise in revenue for its first quarter results to $232.6m (£185m) due partly to its YA titles and graphic novels imprint Graphix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Melville House Wants New York to Read 'The Mueller Report'

In an effort to promote more widespread reading of the document, the publisher will send staffers around the city with a video camera, asking people on the street to read segments of the report for broadcast on social media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic reports operating income drop of 55%

Scholastic Inc's operating income for the fiscal year ending 31st May fell 55% to $25m (£20.3m), despite a 2% increase in revenues to $1.65bn (£1.34bn), according to its latest financial results. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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This summer’s buzziest book club read: The Mueller report

The Mueller report can be intimidating. Book clubs have emerged to get Americans to read, and engage over, the divisive publication.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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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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

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NLT report reveals decline in children reading for pleasure

The number of children and young people who read every day and the percentage of those who read for pleasure have declined, according to research carried out by the National Literacy Trust for World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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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Fewer pre-school children are being read to, Egmont report warns

Only 51% of pre-school children are read to on a daily basis, a “steep decline” from 69% five years ago, Egmont Publishing has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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CES 2018: Luka owl robot reads bedtime stories to kids

A robot that can read any of 50,000 picture books to young children will soon launch. Continue reading at BBC World

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