International Book Giving Day
Date posted: February 14, 2019
Today is International Book Giving Day!
It’s a day for giving books to children. And there’s more than one way to celebrate:
- Give a book to a child as a gift – How to Choose a Book from The Canadian Children’s Book Centre has tips for finding books for children and teens by age.
- Leave a book for a child to discover – Get tips in How to be a Book Giver along with printable labels.
- Donate to a charity that gives books to children.
Why is book ownership important? Research has indicated that a home library is important to the development of literacy skills. Read Growing up in a house full of books is major boost to literacy and numeracy, study finds to see some of the latest findings.