September 8th is International Literacy Day

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  Image courtesy of Jump Into A Book   Promoting a love of reading and writing has been at the forefront of my goals as a mom and children's book author.  I help where I can by donating books to libraries and schools, dp school readings and offer Author Skype Readings around the U.S. to encourage children to pick up a book and start reading!  We are also in our 3rd year of sponsoring the Mrs. P Be-A-Famous Writer Contest that encourages schoolchildren to write and create! But there are people worldwide who don't have access to books or even schooling and that is where International Literacy Day comes in to help provide access to books and lifelong learning in developing countries. September 8th is International Literacy Day and the theme this year is "Literacy and Sustainable Development". It is celebrated worldwide and a main global celebration will take place in … [Read more...]