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Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement

Representing a consortium of educators from five universities (including the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the University of Georgia) the Center for the Improvement of Early Reading Achievement (CIERA) is a national center for research on early reading. With substantial support from the Department of Education, CIERA conducts research into the nature of enabling young...

http://www.ciera.org/
Book Adventure

Online since 1999, this reading motivation program and resource center is designed and maintained by the Sylvan Learning Foundation. Designed for students in grades kindergarten through nine, the site allows young people to create their own book lists and take multiple-choice quizzes on the books they've read as well. The site is hosted by the colorful animated duo of Rex Reader (a rather...

https://bookadventure.com/
Ohio Center for the Book

During the past few centuries the state of Ohio has proved to be a place of great fecundity in terms of producing outstanding authors, poets, and literary curmudgeons of all stripes. Ohioans clearly love to read, and this is demonstrated by the fact that the Cleveland Public Library is the home to the Ohio Center for the Book, and has served in this capacity since 1977. The Center promotes books,...

https://ohiocenterforthebook.org/
Book TV

To some, the very phrase “Book TV” might seem to be anathema, potentially even heretical or at the very least distasteful. Regardless, the past few decades have witnessed a détente between these two seemingly contradictory, and potentially even combative, forms of mass media, and C-SPAN 2 has done a fine job of bringing noted authors to this program to talk about their recent printed endeavors. On...

https://www.c-span.org/bookTv/
Poetry

Founded by Harriet Monroe in 1912, Poetry magazine continues to flourish in the 21st century. When the magazine was first published, Monroe remarked "The Open Door will be the policy of this magazine-may the great poet we are looking for never find it shut, or half-shut, against his ample genius!" Strong and meaningful words indeed, and the magazine and its accompanying website live up to them...

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine
Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a program, initiated by public television and funded by the U.S. Department of Education, that addresses how young children learn to read, why they struggle to read, and how adults can help. The Reading Rockets website takes a multimedia approach to getting information out to parents and educators. To read the site in Spanish, click on "En espanol" halfway down the page, on the...

https://www.readingrockets.org/
Reading: Harvard Views of Readers, Readership, and Reading History

Reading has been around a long time, but as Robert Darnton of Harvard University suggests, "Reading has become one of the hottest subjects in the humanities, perhaps because it seems especially intriguing now that so much of it has shifted from the printed page to the computer screen." It's a nice introduction to this online exploration of the intellectual, cultural, and political history of...

https://library.harvard.edu/collections/reading-harvard-view...
Nine years later, Oprah Winfrey and Jonathan Franzen meet again

Franzen On The Book, The Backlash, His Background http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129747555 A touch of Franzenfreude http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2010/sep/19/books-franzen-gender-wars-reviews Jodi Picoult and Jennifer Weiner Speak Out On Franzen Feud http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jason-pinter/jodi-picoult-jennifer-weiner-franzen_b_693143.html Publishers...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2010/0924
Pew Internet & American Life Project: The Rise of E-Reading

How many people are reading e-books? How often do they read them? These are but a few of the queries that animated this recent research study by a team of five staff members at the Pew Internet & American Life Project. The 68-page report was released in April 2012, and visitors can read the document in its entirety, or peruse the overview offered here. Based on their polling, the authors found...

https://www.pewresearch.org/internet/2012/04/04/the-rise-of-...
Choices Reading Lists

The International Reading Association has crafted these Choices Reading Lists for librarians, teachers, students, and anyone else with a passion for reading. There are three sets: Children’s Choices, Young Adults' Choices, and Teachers' Choices. Each list is fully annotated with additional information such as fact sheets, information on the texts selected, and some information about the criteria...

https://literacyworldwide.org/get-resources/reading-lists
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