The page is a reading list sharing the best books to read in various categories based on many hours of reading and research.
You’ll find more than 100 good books to read, organized by category.
You can be sure that each one is fantastic and will be worth your time. Check out the “10 Best” lists under the Start Here section to get some great book recommendations without feeling overwhelmed by all the options. Click the links below to jump to a specific category.For many of the nonfiction books I read, I publish my personal notes and write a three sentence summary of the main ideas in the book.You can read all of these notes on my book summaries page. If you’re interested in reading books more consistently, you may find it useful.Get the simple system I use to read more plus a checklist you can use to start your own reading habit by clicking here. The Library of Congress Literacy Awards recognize and support organizations and institutions in the United States and abroad that have made significant contributions to combating illiteracy.
The Literacy Awards program was established in 2013 and is administered by the Library's Center for the Book.
The Library of Congress Literacy Awards program is made possible through the generosity of David M. National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature Gene Luen Yang is the fifth writer to hold this position, which is co-sponsored by the Library of Congress, the Children’s Book Council and the Every Child a Reader foundation.
Rubenstein, a major donor to Library of Congress programs, including its annual National Book Festival. He was born and raised in California and is the son of Chinese immigrants.
Yang’s theme is “Reading Without Walls.” Read more The National Book Festival is the Library's annual celebration of books and reading.
Authors from across the country entertain participants with insights into their work.
Other book festivals and literary events are held nationwide. Find a festival near you Throughout Read.gov, you will find classic books for readers of all ages that have been digitized for online reading, as well as lists of suggested titles that may be obtained at your local library.