Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – 29 March

Welcome to the weekly report of news, information, and ideas related to raising readers. It offers parents, educators, and community leaders ideas, statistics, and news with ways to help kids learn to read in the 21st century. Read more

Tuesday Blurb: Hans Christian Anderson Award Winner

Terry collected several noteworthy news items: David Almond and Jutta Bauer win the 2010 IBBY Award; Bailey Elementary Students adopt a neighboring school to buy books for their library; and literacy in Malaysia is low due to government efforts to promote education. Read more

Friday Blurbs: Helping Local Schools, VA Book, and Keeping Busy

The Reading Tub has started a list of books where the characters love or hate reading. There are also several community projects going on related to getting books to kids in need. Read more