By Vergel O. Santos
I have an initial 30-ODD volumes waiting for Billy to collect. Billy is a recently made friend, a certified genius who at age 12 is already doing college work. A prodigious reader herself, she likes to spread the reading virus and has been calling out for books that can be spared for an open library run by an old man.
By Kate Pedroso
Stories about brave and just women leaders regaled around 80 kids during Saturday morning’s Inquirer Read-Along session held at the newspaper’s main office in Makati in celebration of International Women’s Day.
By Kate Pedroso
University of the Philippines-Tacloban student Deona Pantas was in downtown Tacloban when Super Typhoon Yolanda slammed into Central Visayas last November.
By the Inquirer Read-Along Team
Stories celebrating love took center stage at last Saturday morning’s Inquirer Read-Along session which featured two teen stars, a speech choir and a veteran storyteller.
If you want to try blind dates with books, here are some tips
By Alphonsus Luigi E. Alfonso
How can a bunch of people make more children read more and better books?
I’m reading “Youngblood 4.” Edited by Ruel S. de Vera, it is the compilation of contributions to the popular column of the same name in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. I read it mainly because it is easy reading, something I can absorb, considering my erratic dubbing and recording schedule and my erratic breaks. Most of the articles in the anthology are very relatable. They are real and well-written.
Twelve young storytellers made it to the semi-finals of this year’s Inquirer Read-Along Festival Storytelling Contest after an elimination round held on Saturday at the Inquirer main office in Makati.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
Instilling the idea to children that not all heroes wear capes and die for the country’s sake was the highlight of the Inquirer Read-Along session marking National Heroes’ Day.
Mama DiariesBy Audrey Tan-Zubiri
Writer George R.R. Martin once said, “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies. The man who never reads lives only one.”
Put Salman Rushdie, Martin Amis and Ian McEwan on a stage and expect a night of high art and school boy humor, of reading, writing and Christopher Hitchens.