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18 Literacy Charity To Donate To This Year

As the year comes to a close, many of us start thinking of ways to give back to our communities, whether as holiday donations or as gifts for others. As holiday cheer suffuses our everyday lives, it’s a good time to remember those who need our help this holiday season.

US National Book Awards’ Literarian Award: The Late Carolyn Reidy

Recognized not only as an industry leader but also as an advocate for ‘authors and readers everywhere,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the Literarian Award posthumously.

Worldreader, Jio tie-up to bring children’s books for 15 crore JioPhone users

Global non-profit education organisation Worldreader on Tuesday said it has entered into a strategic partnership with Reliance Jio to make accessible children’s books to 15 crore JioPhone users.

Further tributes paid to ‘shining light’ Carolyn Reidy

“More tributes have been paid to Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy, “one of the fiercest, brightest shining lights of our industry”, following her shock death from a heart attack this week. The 71-year-old passed away from a heart attack on 12th May. Her husband Stephen has requested that donations in her honour be made to Worldreader, a non-profit organisation she supported that provides people in the developing world with free access to digital books.”

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