Celebrate World Book Day!

World Book Day (April 23rd) was started by the UN to celebrate publishing and print books. Call it a *high five* to readers worldwide. Why do I celebrate World Book Day? For as long as I can remember, I’ve liked sharing books, giving books away, buying books for friends. Books are precious. I believe they are society’s great equalizer. If you have access to books, you can change the world, expand your mind, grow as a person. And who...

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24 Pleasant Ways to Celebrate World Book Day

Ever heard of World Book Day?   In 1995, the UN marked April 23rd as a day to celebrate books and publishers throughout the world.   The day vaguely hit my radar back when I was teaching. We honored the event by having a “read in” for a few hours. Students found a comfy place in the classroom and hunkered down with their favorite book.   Why can’t adults do the same thing?    To celebrate, 12 authors are...

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