World Read Aloud Day 2013

Mar 06

World Read Aloud Day 2013

March 6th is a very special day in my house. It is someone’s birthday! And this someone happens to love reading. So, how very appropriate that March 6th is not only her birthday but also World Read Aloud Day. Directly from their website, here is some more information about World Read Aloud Day 2013: World Read Aloud Day: March 6, 2013 Read It Forward on World...

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March is National Reading Awareness Month

Feb 26

March is full of reading fun! =) YIPPPPEEEEEEEEEEEE! March is National Reading Awareness Month, also known as National Reading Month. You are encouraged to read aloud to your children, friends, family, spouses, co-workers, whoever will listen, for at least 15 minutes per day every day this month. How hard can it be, really? This will hopefully become a habit you...

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National Book Month 2012 Begins!

Oct 01

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National Book Month is coming up!

Sep 28

October is National Book Month. “Embark on the journey of a lifetime, travel to exotic places, mythical lands and experience adventure beyond imagination. Or escape to another era altogether. All without luggage, tickets, a passport or leaving home. All you need is an open mind. And an open book.” Read more about the National Book Foundation. So, what...

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National Book Lovers Day?

Aug 10

I am ALL for celebrating books and people who love them. I am all for promoting books and reading. I am even OK with making up holidays to do all of the aforementioned. However, I cannot willfully pretend like doing so makes it legitmate. I have seen many a post claiming August 9th as National Book Lovers Day. But, after doing exhaustive research, I have not found...

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UNESCO International Day of the Book

Apr 23

Happy Day of the Book! The UNESCO website says the following about the International Day of the book1, By celebrating this Day throughout the world, UNESCO seeks to promote reading, publishing and the protection of intellectual property through copyright. 23 April is a symbolic date for world literature, since 23 April 1616 was the date of death of Cervantes,...

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