If you're reading this, chances are you already have an affinity for books and realize the level of importance books can play in a reader's life. You may have your own testimonial about how reading and books impacted you.

Below you'll find all sorts of media underscoring what you already know -- when reading matters, great things happen. Feel free to share your success stories in the blog or contact section. If you notice reading trends or know about an author or a book your readers can't put down, share it.  Looking forward to supporting literacy with you.

 

Children's Literature Conference! Shenandoah University is the location for the 31st annual Children's Literature Conference from June 20 - 24th. See su.ed/childrenslit for details.    

Contest! Win a book via Scholastic's site for every student in your school!  Click below for details:

Some authors really know what matters and how to give back. Click the picture below to see how James Patterson wants to impact your library--if you meet the deadline:

Click on the picture below to see behind-the-scenes videos about lots of top YA authors' backgrounds, stories behind their characters, their influential teachers and how they write.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Picture courtesy of Pixaby

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Picture courtesy of Pixaby

Click on the picture below to connect with Reading Partners and learn how to transform classrooms and raise literacy rates.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Courtesy of Pixaby

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Courtesy of Pixaby

Check out Barnett's "don't miss" video, worth everyminute.