SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion

Two years into its work, the book program for children devised by the United Nations and IPA gets a lusophone wing. The post SDG Book Club for Young Readers: A Portuguese-Language Expansion appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-23 13:02:41 UTC ]
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Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages

New winners in annual awards programs are Ida Vitale and Graciela Montes, as named by Mexico's leading international book fair organizers at Guadalajara. The post Guadalajara Book Fair Announces Awards in Young Adult Books and Romance Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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I’m Too Slow a Reader for Book Clubs

Do you join book clubs only to find you're unable to get into the activity? Here's one reader on how distraction thwarts book club attempts. Continue reading at Book Riot

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‘No reader is too young to start’: anti-racist books for all children and teens

It’s never too early to learn that racism is wrong and we should be doing something about it. These books will help show our kids how, writes publisher and bookseller Aimée FeloneDo the work: Layla F Saad’s anti-racist reading list The weight of the world seems heavier than ever right now. The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-04 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Dialogue rolls out virtual book club to connect readers in 'uncertain times'

As part of a new virtual book club, publisher Sharmaine Lovegrove will be in conversation with a Dialogue author about their book on Instagram live every Thursday at 8 p.m. for the next 10 weeks. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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On World Children’s Day, the UN and IPA Highlight the SDG Book Club

On UNICEF's World Children's Day, the IPA reminds international publishers that their children's books can be part of the SDG Book Club. The post On World Children’s Day, the UN and IPA Highlight the SDG Book Club appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-20 13:09:40 UTC ]
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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for "The Library Book," Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Susan Orlean and readers share library stories at L.A. Times Book Club launch

In her research for “The Library Book,” Susan Orlean was surprised to learn how many people call the Los Angeles Library on a daily basis with outlandish questions. Some people want help cheating on crossword puzzles. Others have more personal queries. “There is a guy who calls the library... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-26 20:35:00 UTC ]
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SDG Book Club Issues First Reading List on Sustainable Goals at Bologna

Works by Ángela Lago, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, and Omaima Ezadeen are on the first reading list announced by the United Nations' new SDG Book Club. The post SDG Book Club Issues First Reading List on Sustainable Goals at Bologna appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA and UN Unveil ‘SDG Book Club’ Promoting the Sustainable Development Goals

The SDG Book Club–a new collaboration between the International Publishers Association and the United Nations' Outreach Division–will curate young readers' books correlating with each of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals over 17 months. The post IPA and UN Unveil ‘SDG Book Club’ Promoting... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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D.C. Metro Spotlight: First Book Keeps Looking After Young Readers

The 25 year-old nonprofit has engendered the distribution of more than 170 million free and affordable low-cost books and educational materials to educators and community leaders since 1992. It's just getting started. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers

The Scholastic Reading Club and We Need Diverse Books are promoting a list of 75 titles for middle-grade readers featuring diverse characters and plots. The post Scholastic Promotes Diversity in Books for Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers

The cherished French children’s book author and editor of hundreds of books Grégoire Solotareff offers his tips for creating books fore very young readers. The post Keys to Writing Books for Very Young Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Bertelsmann to close German-language book club

Bertelsmann is to close its German-language book club business because of a “decreasing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E-Readers Create Boom in US Spanish-Language Books

The Los Angeles Times looks into the growing availability of Spanish-language ebooks and increasing confidence in the US Spanish-speaking market. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Spanish-language books flourish thanks to e-readers

The surging popularity of the Kindle and Nook allows publishers to offer Spanish-language books in the U.S. at far lower prices than for printed copies. For decades, finding Spanish-language books in the U.S. was like tilting at windmills.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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4 fabulous picture books for the young readers on your list

Top off your last-minute holiday shopping list with these four fabulous picture books for young readers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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A Book Club Book Club

You certainly don’t have to be a Fifty Shades of Grey fan to enjoy Book Club, the new romantic comedy that stars Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, and Mary Steenburgen. But the movie, in which four women’s lives are forever changed by reading E.L. James’ infamous series, is bound to... Continue reading at Slate

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