The Singapore Red Dot Awards — an annual exercise in curating a basket of recent books for children in international schools

Collections of global literature for young people can be found all over Singapore — in the libraries of the 50+ international schools that serve the expatriate population of the city-state. Singapore is a privileged “bubble” in Southeast Asia in so many ways (economically, culturally, educationally, etc.) — and international schools are a bubble within that … Continue reading The Singapore Red Dot Awards — an annual exercise in curating a basket of recent books for children in international schools

The Bangkok Book Awards

Global literature for children exists—but how to find it and connect it with readers? A group of librarians at international schools in Bangkok have developed a new student-choice book award program that 1) helps librarians exchange info about books by authors from around the world, and 2) acquaints students with their finds. Here librarian Kim … Continue reading The Bangkok Book Awards