Remembering Luba Botcheva


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On Sunday, June 21, Worldreader lost one of our own. Luba Botcheva, Senior Director of Impact and Evaluation, passed away after a brave battle with cancer. She is survived by two amazing adult sons, whom she loved and cherished. As the cliche goes, words cannot describe Luba’s contributions to our team and Worldreader’s mission. But we will try.

Meet Aria & Anna: Young Authors Writing for Readers Around the World


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Meet two incredibly inspiring girls — and authors: Eleven-year-old Aria Rani Sindledecker and sixteen-year-old Anna Pattle. Both girls are strong believers in the power of reading to change — and the world around us. And both girls are spreading their love for reading to the less fortunate by supporting Worldreader. 

14-Day Reading Challenge – are you in?


By launching this challenge, Worldreader hopes to encourage parents and caregivers to keep reading to the young children in their lives, and to develop a habit of doing so frequently.  Here's a list of the 14 books that we are promoting among our readers in West and East Africa – we hope you’ll join the challenge and enjoy these books as much as we do. You can join at any time! 

Essential Storybooks on Race & Inclusivity for Your Child


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In this age of globalized information, children are asking more and more questions about race as they have access to more and more information at their fingertips. Worldreader’s free library provides children’s storybooks, authored by Africans and African Americans, that can help spark this discussion.

Remembering Carolyn Reidy


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We will feel Carolyn’s absence for years to come. We are incredibly honored that Worldreader’s impact is even a small part of Carolyn’s enormous legacy.