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Kids’ Books Awards Shortlist Announced
The shortlist for the Children’s Book of the Year has been announced. The awards - hosted by the Children’s Book Council of Australia - are the nation’s most prestigious. Congratulations to all shortlisted authors, as well as authors of notable books for each category, as listed on the CBCA website.
The shortlist for the 2011 Picture Book of the Year is: Mirror by Jeannie…
On Literacy & Economic Development
Illiteracy and poverty go hand in hand. There are almost 800 million adults and children alive today who can’t read, and most of them live in the developing world. Closer to home, only 15% of indigenous children at year 7 level in remote communities can read at an acceptable standard.
With Indigenous Literacy Day being yesterday, and today being International Literacy Day, we cast…
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