"It's terrific to watch kids respond to print on paper. If we get one in ten of these kids to become avid readers then this event is worth it."
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His commitment to young readers, literacy, and literature is remarkable and he will be an incredible role model to adults and children alike.
This morning, Walter Dean Myers was appointed the new National Ambassador for Young People's Literature. He is an author of literature for young adult...
Read for fun, read for information, read in order to understand yourself and other people with quite different ideas. Learn about the world beyond your door. Learn to be compassionate and grow in wisdom. Books can help us in all these ways.
Ms. Paterson, who is perhaps best known for the novel "Bridge to Terabithia," said it was reading that informed her future writing self. As the daught...
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