LitWorld, Scholastic Bring Literacy Celebration To Harlem

liv arts org1Join the World Read Aloud Day event is a community celebration of literacy both at home and around the world. Each year, millions of people in over 100 countries celebrate World Read Aloud Day to show the world that the right to literacy belongs to all. This year, the people of the Harlem Sugar Hill community will gather to help foster in local children in a lifelong love of reading and LitWorld runs year-round LitClub and LitCamp programs.

Hosts include Scholastic and Pam Allyn, Founding Director of global literacy nonprofit LitWorld. Special guests include Brooklyn-based teacher and author of young adult novels, Torrey Maldonado as well as Clifford the Big Red Dog and The Story Pirates, a non-profit organization of actors who do improv performances based on stories that children create.

February 24th, 2016 from 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM

The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling at 898 St. Nicholas Ave., New York, New York, http://www.litworld.org/wrad/

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