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Here are the latest posts about Literacy on Writers Write:

  • The UAE Passes a Law Making Books and Reading a Priority for the Country (2016-11-07): The UAE has passed a visionary new law that promotes reading, books and literacy. Sheikh Mohammed wants to make the UAE a center of learning and cultural exchange.

  • U.S. Ranks Seventh in Literacy Says New Study (2016-03-14): A new study ranks 60 countries for literacy and the U.S. came in 7th. The most literate countries are Finland, Norway, Iceland and Denmark.

  • James Patterson Wins Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literary Award (2014-04-15): James Patterson has won the Chicago Tribune Young Adult Literacy Award. He will accept the award at the 2014 Printers Row Lit Fest

  • Scholastic Launches Reading Campaign Called Get Book Fit (2014-01-02): Scholastic launches a reading campaign for families called Get Bookfit which features giveaways, inspirational stories from top athletes and fun reading lists for kids of all ages.

  • Nick Hornby Launching Ministry of Stories in London (2010-11-21): Nick Hornby has launched The Ministry of Stories Literacy Project.