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National Young Readers Week

Today's Feature





Main Event

principal challenge

Be one of the hundreds of BOOK IT! principals that "read their heart out" in lots of fun and wacky places from November 11-15. Teachers, persuade your principal to read from when the first bell rings until the last bell rings one day during National Young Readers Week! Register your principal and then tweet or post about your day of reading for a chance to win 101 copies of the new Diary of a Wimpy Kid Hard Luck!


all about it

National Young Readers Week is an annual event that was co-founded in 1989 by Pizza Hut and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. It always takes place the second week of November. To make this week special, many schools recruited local “celebrities” to read aloud a favorite children’s book to classrooms.
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One More Story

Special Feature

Celebrate National Young Readers Week by watching a free story every day from One More Story, an online library of the best classic and contemporary children's picture books.

The 2013 lineup:
11/11 Ladybugs Can't Be Tall
11/12 The House in the Night
11/13 The Emperor's Egg
11/14 The Little Red Hen and the Ear of Wheat
11/15 Epossumondas