Books Say Welcome (Germany)

Starting at the International Literacy Day on 8 September 2015, the German Publishers & Booksellers Association, the Frankfurt Book Fair and LitCam have introduced a joint initiative for refugees with the slogan “Books Say Welcome”. It aims to give refugees Read More …

Football Meets Culture (Germany)

With the combination of football training and remedial teaching as well as cultural events the project provides an opportunity for better social and communicative behaviour in a team, and arouses interest in education and culture among young people from educationally Read More …

Lese-Kicker (Germany)

The award for the best German speaking football children book and football youth book is awarded in every second year – when the World Cup or the European Championship take place. We want to highlight football books as we are Read More …

Volunteer Readers (Germany)

Combining STEM and Language What happens during a volcanic eruption? Why does a tiny rock sink, but a huge ship float? Many technical or scientific phenomena can be explained or described by exciting stories that are fun for kids and Read More …

BoekStart (Netherlands)

Working with libraries, health centres, day care centres, publishers and other partners, BoekStart (Dutch for BookStart) encourages parents across the Netherlands to start reading with their baby and toddler. With backing from national and local governments, a small suitcase with Read More …

Report on the Renfrewshire Literacy Approach (Scotland)

This report describes the first two years of the Renfrewshire Literacy Approach, designed to both raise general literacy attainment and to narrow the attainment gap between economically advantaged and disadvantaged children in Renfrewshire. The intervention was the result of a Read More …

Prix Enfantaisie (ISJM)

The “Prix Enfantaisie” is a Swiss award for children’s and youth literature in French. Every year, an “album” (picture books for children between 7 and 9 years) and a “roman” (novels for children between 10 and 12 years) is awarded. The jury are children. Read More …

Swiss Children’s and Youth Books Award

The Swiss Children’s and Youth Book Award honors annually an outstanding publication in the fields of picture books, children’s and youth books – non-fiction books or comics with a young target group can also be awarded. An independent jury nominates Read More …

Lese-Schaufenster 2017/2018 – A Shop Window for Books

In cooperation with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, and together with the little reading robot Hiro, the Austrian Bookclub invites all Austrian educational institutions to join the initiative Lese-Schaufenster (A Shop Window for Books) for the school year 2017/2018. Read More …