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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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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Audience Engagement and Reading Promotion: Aldus’ New Report on European Book Fairs

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Young people's library usage trends revealed in Carnegie report

Library usage among young people has increased in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Wales, but is down in England and Scotland, a new survey has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NLT report urges fathers to read with children

The National Literacy Trust is urging more fathers to get involved with their children’s reading, after a survey revealed that only a third of dads said they have the most influence over their child’s literacy development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Children reading more on screen than print, NLT finds

The growth in children’s digital reading is an “opportunity for publishers rather... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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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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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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Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading in Print. Yes, You Read That Right.

Frank Schembari loves books — printed books. He loves how they smell. He loves scribbling in the margins, underlining interesting sentences, folding a page corner to mark his place.   Schembari is not a retiree who sips tea at Politics ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Shocker: People who read ebooks read more

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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

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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

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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

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NLT and Audible deliver podcast lessons for young offenders

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) and Audible have teamed up to bring audiobooks to young people in custody, as well as introducing podcast-making lessons. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marie Claire owner reports record profits on back of Covid reading boom

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I Want to Be Where the Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom, Read by the Author

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

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The 20 reads book people actually want this year

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