Three New Get Caught Reading Posters Now Available
Every Child a Reader announces three new Get Caught Reading posters this spring, adding to several new posters already issued this year and with more to come throughout 2021.
The April 2021 trio of posters feature:
Charlie Jane Anders, the author of Victories Greater Than Death (Tor Teen), the first book in the young-adult Unstoppable trilogy, to be published April 13, 2021. Her other books include Even Greater Mistakes, Never Say You Can’t Survive, The City in the Middle of the Night, and All the Birds in the Sky.
Her fiction and journalism have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Slate, McSweeney’s, Mother Jones, Tin House, Conjunctions, Wired Magazine, and elsewhere. Her TED Talk, “Go Ahead, Dream About the Future” got 700,000 views in its first week. With Annalee Newitz, she co-hosts the podcast Our Opinions Are Correct.
Charlie is caught reading Dread Nation, by Justina Ireland.
Shani Mahiri King, the author of Have You Told You Black Lives Matter, illustrated by Bobby C. Martin Jr. (Tilbury House Publishers, January 2021). He is a law professor at the University of Florida, Levin College of Law, where he is director of the Center on Children and Families and an Associate Director of the Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations. King received a B.A. from Brown University, a J.D. from Harvard Law School, and a Mst. in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University, and he is an active writer and scholar in the area of children’s rights and family law.
Shani is caught reading H.O.R.S.E: A Game of Basketball and Imagination, by Christopher Meyers.
The Story Monster in a special coloring page issued to celebrate National Library Week (April 4-10, 2021) and the “Welcome to Your Library” theme. Thank you to Story Monsters Ink for this illustration.
Story Monster gets caught reading.
Over two dozen 8 ½ x 11 inches posters are available free to teachers, librarians, booksellers, and parents. The program was relaunched in 2018 thanks to a grant from KPMG and a poster featuring Olympic gold medal gymnast Laurie Hernandez. In 2019 and 2020, posters featuring bestselling authors Kate DiCamillo, Raj Halder, and Raakhee Mirchandani, plus a new animated character, Phoebe and her Unicorn, were made available. This February saw posters featuring Kacen Callender, Kristi Yamaguchi, and a new animated character, Layla. Backlist posters include Alicia Keys, Neil Gaiman, and Alex Morgan, as well as animated characters such as Horton and Olivia.
Up to 10 different posters can be ordered using the mail-in order form at www.GetCaughtReading.org.