#Books

  • Article: South African Global Citizens Donate 2,600 Books to Help Promote a Culture of Reading
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    South African Global Citizens Donate 2,600 Books to Help Promote a Culture of Reading

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 9, 2019

    Global Citizen marked International Literacy Day with a celebration of kids' access to education. Read more

  • Article: These 8 Young Authors Want Every Child in South Africa to Have Access to Books
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    These 8 Young Authors Want Every Child in South Africa to Have Access to Books

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 2, 2019

    An estimated 47% of grade 4 learners in South Africa are not confident about their reading skills. Read more

  • Article: It’s Time to #TurnThePage: How You Can Help Promote a Culture of Reading in South Africa
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    It’s Time to #TurnThePage: How You Can Help Promote a Culture of Reading in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 24, 2019

    An estimated 60% of South Africans live in households that don’t have a single book. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Doesn’t Have a Reading Culture. These Women Are Changing the Story One Tuk-Tuk Ride at a Time

    South Africa Doesn’t Have a Reading Culture. These Women Are Changing the Story One Tuk-Tuk Ride at a Time

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 17, 2019

    “Children need to be taught that reading is enjoyable!” Read more

  • Article: This Artist Wants to Humanize the Refugee Experience Through Comics

    This Artist Wants to Humanize the Refugee Experience Through Comics

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 16, 2018

    “People talk about numbers and movements in ways that can be really depersonalizing.” Read more

  • Article: This Best-Selling Author Just Donated $2 Million to School Libraries

    This Best-Selling Author Just Donated $2 Million to School Libraries

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 7, 2018

    Right in time for International Literacy Day. Read more

  • Article: What Global Citizens Will Love About Barack Obama's Summer Reading List

    What Global Citizens Will Love About Barack Obama's Summer Reading List

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 21, 2018

    The perfect list of books for these times. Read more

  • Article: Stormzy Launches New Project to Help Young Writers Become Published Authors

    Stormzy Launches New Project to Help Young Writers Become Published Authors

    By James Hitchings-Hales|July 9, 2018

    #Merky Books will work with Penguin Random House to give young people a bigger platform. Read more