- Children's mystery 'The Lie Tree' wins UK's Costa book prize Updated: Jan-27-16 5:38 am
LONDON - "The Lie Tree," a Victorian mystery for young readers, has won Britain's Costa Book of the Year prize - a rare triumph for youth fiction at a major literary prize.
- Iowa lawmakers seek clarity on early literacy initiatives Updated: Jan-25-16 8:52 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa - Several Iowa lawmakers said Monday they want more clarity from education officials on the implementation of early literacy initiatives in the state, a move that puts a spotlight on a law passed several years ago.
- JK Rowling to receive PEN award for literary service Updated: Jan-25-16 10:22 am
NEW YORK - J.K. Rowling's latest honor isn't only for her writing.
- EXCHANGE: Kids practice reading with therapy dogs Updated: Jan-17-16 10:41 am
SYCAMORE, Illinois - Gladus Hillier has never read a book, but week after week she helps Sycamore children learn to read on their own.
- Library offers activity-filled after-school program Updated: Jan-10-16 9:19 am
BRIDGEWATER, Virginia - Children participating in a North River Library after-school program aren't just reading books - they're bringing the stories to life and learning valuable lessons in the process.