ERIC Number: ED414562
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Building a Nation of Readers.
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Center for the Book.
Inviting individuals and families, schools, libraries, educational, civic and government associations, labor unions, and others to join in building a nation of readers, this booklet lists ideas for organizing and supporting reading promotion projects that benefit all age groups. Ideas presented in the booklet include: teach someone to read; set family reading goals; give books and magazine subscriptions as gifts; use television and radio to encourage reading; encourage personal recommendations of books worth reading; plan a summer reading program; give awards for reading achievement; become a book fair organizer; form a reading promotion partnership with a local school; and give books as business gifts. The booklet also briefly describes the BOOK IT! National Reading Incentive Program, sponsored by Pizza Hut, Inc. (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Center for the Book.