Uploaded by chinelo on May 18, 2012
The 100-book challenge is back and better than ever. Initiated by Cassava Republic author Fatima Akilu, this innovative programme is a unique way to get kids all over Nigeria reading for the fun of it.
The challenge is for kids to read 100 books a year - that is an average of two books a week - beginning from May 17, 2013 to May 17, 20132. Young readers can sign up for the program at their school or local library, or go email: email@example.com. Then, using a log to chart their progress,
A couple of guidelines, though: the books must be by Nigerian authors, novels only - no drama or poetry or non-fiction - and readers can't be younger than six years old.
We're joining other publishers to make our children's books available for the programme at a great discount. And we're asking everyone to donate books and cash for the challenge. A least N50,000 will buy 100 books that will be placed in public schools to help them start mini libraries.
For more information, visit the 100-book challenge blog at: firstname.lastname@example.org.