Tag: reading

What are you doing this summer? Why not enter the magical world of books?

What are you doing this summer? Why not enter the magical world of books?

| June 19, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Okay, school’s out for the summer, which officially began with the summer solstice on June 21. Now, what, since you are getting no more of the teacher’s dirty looks because of some imbecilic thing you did or tried to get away with, and you have no more books to carry home […]

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Literacy Alliance seeking volunteers

| March 7, 2014

  FORT WAYNE—The Literacy Alliance needs additional volunteers to help tutor and prepare adults for the high school equivalency exam by teaching adults or helping with other tasks. “The Literacy Alliance has always been a volunteer-driven organization. With the addition of two new learning centers, we need even more volunteers now,”  said Laura Taliaferro, volunteer […]

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Nigeria’s Port Harcourt is World Book Capital City 2014

Nigeria’s Port Harcourt is World Book Capital City 2014

| October 4, 2013

(GIN)—A coalition of reading groups represented by the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO have picked Port Harcourt of Nigeria as the World Book Capital City for its efforts to “bring back the book” to the forefront of national discourse. Credit for the award was shared by the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) and other clubs promoting the […]

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Getting beyond the confines of ‘four square blocks’

Getting beyond the confines of ‘four square blocks’

| September 24, 2013

Diego Morales’ TEDx Macatawa presentation on growing up in Chicago and leaving behind the ghetto of the mind

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