A selection of articles, online resources and organizations relevant to the Reading Campaign. If you have something to share, email email@example.com.
The results of the second annual National Book Count were released! Read the report here.
Ads Urge ‘Book People’ to Help Children Read, New York Times, April 2012
National Book Count suggests Canada Reads, The National Post, February 2012
Canadians big on e-books, survey finds, The Globe & Mail, February 2012
Canadians buy, borrow, 3.4 million books a week, count finds, The Vancouver Sun, February 2012
Second Annual National Book Count, Canadian Children’s Book Center, February 2012
The National Book Count Says Canada is a Nation of Readers, Open Book Toronto, February 2012
“What Would a Vibrant Reading Culture in Canada Look Like?,” Patsy Aldana, June 2011.
“National Book Count Aims to Show That Books Count,” The Globe and Mail, January 12, 2011.
“Make Every Child a Reader,” editorial from the Globe and Mail about Patsy Aldana. January 3, 2011.
“Reading is more than Literacy” by Patsy Aldana and Rick Wilks in the Canadian Children’s Book News Fall 2010
“SATs pressure turns children off reading, say authors” by Richard Garner, The Independent, 1 May 2010
Organizations, agencies and government programs:
Plano Nacional do Livro e Leitura (PNLL), Brazil: http://www.pnll.gov.br/
The Reading Agency, UK: http://www.readingagency.org.uk/