Every Child a Reader
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EVERY CHILD A READER supports all those who inspire children and teens to enjoy reading— thousands of parents, educators, librarians and booksellers across America — year-round as well as through our popular and long-running national programs:
Children's Book Week

Children's Book Week

The annual celebration every May of books for young people and the joy of reading, established in 1919.
May 1-7, 2017.

Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards

Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards

The only national book awards program where the winning titles are selected by children and teens!

National Ambassador

National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Our nation’s “Children’s Literature Laureate,” on the road and on a mission to show that reading is a vital part of young people’s lives.

Reading Without Walls Challenge

Reading Without Walls Challenge

Our National Ambassador’s challenge invites kids and teens to read a book that is unlike their usual reading.

Anna Dewdney Read Together Award

Anna Dewdney Read Together Award

A picture book prize in honor of the author and illustrator of the beloved Llama Llama series.

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Every Child a Reader is a 501(c)(3) charity supported by individual donations, grants, foundations, and the Children’s Book Council, a resource of news for teachers, parents and all those advice about books for kids and teens, including a great guide to ‘best of’ book lists in many categories!