One of the best ways to keep educational momentum going through months of learning at home is to encourage a daily practice of pleasurable reading. Fortunately, May 4-10 is Children’s Book Week, an annual celebration of promoting books and the joy of reading for young people. The program is administered by the Every Child a Reader literacy nonprofit and Children’s Book Council is the lead sponsor.
Fun ways to participate
Browse the daily schedule of events May 4-10 on The Children’s Book Council blog.
Check out amazing videos from previous National Ambassadors.
View the best of the National Book Festival Presents videos for kids and teens featuring outstanding authors, books and related Library of Congress treasures.
Download printable coloring pages by 23 children’s book artists.
Discover Read. Dream. Share. In Translation activities translated into 12 different languages.
Plan a family reading party with
- MCFL Kids booklists
- Hot Off the Press booklists with new releases from Children’s Book Council publishers.
No worries if you missed the spectacular Everywhere Book Fest for young readers May 1-2. Tune in to videos from well-known authors at home such as Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, Nic Stone and more.
Happy reading and listening!
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