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Pam Allyn

Why I've 'Gone Back' to Print Books

Pam Allyn | Posted 12.21.2013 | Books
Pam Allyn

So, I eat crow on this one. I've been trumpeting the digital revolution for readers for years. But I miss my tattered pages, my rumpled book covers, my heavy backpack, my cherished, cherished book covers.

Readers Are Never Alone: A World Read Aloud Day Interview With Todd Parr

Pam Allyn | Posted 05.07.2012 | Impact
Pam Allyn

On World Read Aloud Day, I honor the many authors who write for children, for their tender care of the precious lives and understandings of children. Of their fears, hopes and dreams. Of using language to say, beloved child, you are never alone.

What Is Literacy?

Pam Allyn | Posted 04.21.2012 | Good News
Pam Allyn

As we get closer to the celebration of World Read Aloud Day on March 7, I want to take a moment to share why I think this is such an important day.

What Would the World Be Like If Everyone Could Read?

Pam Allyn | Posted 04.08.2012 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Over 793 million people around the world cannot read or write. We know that these numbers are shocking, but what do they really mean?

A Book So Exciting It 'Made My Teeth Chatter': How To Help Boys Love To Read

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Boys are different when it comes to reading. Yes, some boys devour books from day one, and some girls never find the joy. But, overall, high school boys have fallen nearly 20 points behind their female peers.

A New Girls' And Women's Literacy Empowerment Movement

Pam Allyn | Posted 10.01.2011 | Impact
Pam Allyn

My LitWorld team has just returned from a trip to work with the girls and women leading our Girls LitClub initiative in Kenya. Join me on this journey.

We Are Alive: A Call for a New Women's Global Movement

Pam Allyn | Posted 08.27.2011 | Impact
Pam Allyn

Literacy is the human rights issue of our time. Let us advocate for each other to seek the power of words to change worlds.

Raising Wholesome Children in Today's Culture: 10 Tips for Parents

Lori Day | Posted 08.15.2011 | Women
Lori Day

Following the publication of my recent Huffington Post article, "It's Time for the Global Village to Stand Up for Our Children," I feel much less alon...

How Do We Get Boys Interested In Reading?

Charles London | Posted 07.14.2011 | Education
Charles London

The fact is that boys are reading. Just like girls, boys are hungry for stories that speak to them, that excite their imaginations and reflect their experiences.

The eReader Is Not The Enemy

Pam Allyn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Pam Allyn

Paperback and hardcover books, magazines, newspapers and eReaders are tools, not the means to the end, for building an authentic reading life.