Stories by Jessica Buster

Around the World with 48 Books


In 1992, Mary Pope Osborne published the first book in her 48-book Magic Tree House series, Dinosaurs Before Dark. In 2012, 13-year-old Gladys Achieng met Jack and Annie for the first time via her Kindle from the Menara Primary School, a school that’s connected to the Dr. Robert John Ouko Memorial Community Library, in Koru, Kenya, … Continue Reading →

Bringing Worldreader Sponsors to the Table


Last month, we highlighted some of our 2012 achievements, including our expansion into yet another new country, Tanzania, at the Upendo School. The three-way partnership formed between the school, its primary funder, AfricAid, and its sponsor, Thanks Be To God Foundation, also marks another milestone for Worldreader. Besides being the first school in Tanzania to have an e-reader … Continue Reading →