OUR 2014 INNOVATIONS IN READING PRIZE WINNERS
|Five organizations modeling creative approaches for sharing literature with diverse audiences receive $2,500 each.|
BLUE STAR FAMILIES' BOOKS ON BASES facilitates stress relief, self-expression, and dialogue among military children by hosting reading events, distributing free books, and holding national reading contests.
BOOKS FOR KIDS, a program that creates libraries, donates books, and implements literary programs for preschools, Head Starts and day-care centers whose constituents may not have access to a public library.
CHICAGO BOOKS TO WOMEN IN PRISON, a volunteer collective that gives paperback books to incarcerated women nationwide and provides books to prison libraries free-of-charge.
HOPA MOUNTAIN'S STORYMAKERS PROGRAM promotes literacy and reading through direct engagement with Montana's rural and Native American families.
LAS COMADRES PARA LAS AMERICAS oversees a national book club and a monthly teleconference series that promotes the reading of Latino authors.
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