#Literacy

  • Article: This South African Spelling Bee Champion is Going Head-to-Head with Illiteracy
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    This South African Spelling Bee Champion is Going Head-to-Head with Illiteracy

    From Beautiful News|Oct. 25, 2019

    “I’ve seen the way that spelling and reading has changed my life.” Read more

  • Article: These Vending Machines Offer Free Books to Children in New York City

    These Vending Machines Offer Free Books to Children in New York City

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 5, 2019

    The machines provide age-appropriate books in neighborhoods where resources are limited. Read more

  • Article: These Laundromat Libraries Are Encouraging Children to Read

    These Laundromat Libraries Are Encouraging Children to Read

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 6, 2019

    “Learning can happen anytime, anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: This Best-Selling Author Just Donated $1.25M to School Libraries

    This Best-Selling Author Just Donated $1.25M to School Libraries

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 8, 2019

    “Lack of reading proficiency … is a huge and often daunting issue in this country.” Read more

  • Article: A Refugee in Mandatory Detention Just Won Australia's Most Distinguished Literary Award

    A Refugee in Mandatory Detention Just Won Australia's Most Distinguished Literary Award

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 4, 2019

    The Kurdish-Iranian asylum seeker has won a total of $125,000 AUD. Read more

  • Article: This Global Teacher Prize Finalist Is Revolutionising Literacy in South Africa
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    This Global Teacher Prize Finalist Is Revolutionising Literacy in South Africa

    Dec. 20, 2018

    Majorie Brown is officially one of the best teachers in the world. 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: Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books

    Turkish Trash Collectors Built a Library of Discarded Books

    By David Brand|Jan. 17, 2018

    The shelves are filled with books rescued from the refuse pile. Read more