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Celebrating International Literacy Day

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International Literacy Day is September 8. First Book and our friends at the International Reading Association are challenging students and teachers to spend 60 seconds each day for the next 60 days to doing small activities that enhance literacy skills.

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International Literacy Day

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In 2008, 796 million adults worldwide, 15 years and older, reported not being able to read and write; 64% of them were women.  Additionally, 131 million youth worldwide lacked basic reading and writing skills. To promote awareness and highlight the

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