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How Will You Celebrate World Book Day?

Today readers in the UK and Ireland are celebrating World Book Day, sharing books with kids around the country.  Here’s how it works:

Thanks to the generosity of National Book Tokens Ltd, publishers and booksellers, we can send millions of book vouchers to children and young people (more than 14 million, in fact: that’s one for nearly every child aged under eighteen in the country) … They can take their voucher to a local bookseller and can use it to pick one of EIGHT (exclusive, new and completely free) books.

Even if you missed the deadline, follow these links to download PDF copies of reading packs for (nurseryprimary and secondary school students. The World Book Day site also has a Resources section ”full of exciting and fun new resources based on your favourite books, brands, characters and authors.”

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Personal Essay Writing: Master ClassStarting October 21, work with the senior editor at Marie Claire magazine to polish and publish your essay! Whitney Joiner will help you to develop your voice, narrative, and identity, draft your pitch, and decide where to market your essay. Register now!