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Diane Frankenstein’s 3 steps for Conversational Reading

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The Standard, Smart Parents – Vol. 361 By :陳東紅 Diane Frankenstein emphasizes three important points about reading aloud: 1) Read a book How to motivate your kids to read? Reading aloud is like a game: parents are your child’s partner to play in this game. We should not use storytelling time at home for teaching vocabulary […]

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Make reading a joy not a chore, Hong Kong parents and teachers urged

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South China Morning Post – Saturday, 28 May, 2016 By : Raquel Carvalho A charity has urged parents and teachers to change their mentality and encourage children to read books for pleasure rather than just to achieve higher grades. Jacqueline Sun, a board member of Bring Me a Book, said: “I think Hong Kong parents […]

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Bring Me A Book’s 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner

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Bring Me A BookTM Hong Kong (BMABHK), the leading advocate of family literacy and authority in children’s book selection in Hong Kong, proudly presented the “Our Giving Tree” Gala Dinner on May 20, 2016. For furthers details, please refer to its website and press release to have more information.   Eastweek / P.4-5 / 25 May, 2016 […]

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Reading for pleasure can help students deal better with pressure

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  After a trailblazing week in HK, Diane Frankenstein summarizes succinctly why reading together matters so much.     South China Morning Post – Wednesday, 16 March, 2016 By Diane Frankenstein, San Francisco, US My work in strategic literacy has brought me to work in Hong Kong and China since 1998. I was dismayed to […]

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Hit children’s author Jon Klassen tells Hongkongers how to write for kids

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South China Morning Post – Tuesday, 17 November, 2015 By Kavita Daswani (life@scmp.com) Jon Klassen was chugging along comfortably as an illustrator for other people’s books – including Caroline Stutson’s award-winning 2010 title Cats’ Night Out – and working as an animator on films such as Coraline. But when he elected to write and illustrate his […]

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8 July 2014: SCMP

SCMP - 8 July 2014

Children’s literature expert Leonard Marcus tells Cici George how he helps nurture a lifelong passion for the written word

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27 June 2014: Sing Tao Daily

Sing Tao Daily - 27 Jun 2014

Meeting Mr Marcus: The children’s books expert shed some light on reading aloud

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May 2014: Prestige

Prestige - May 2014

“To celebrate Mother’s Day, Danish jewellery brand Pandora is helping underserved children to get access to books by donating HK$100,000 to the charity Bring Me A Book™ Hong Kong”

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