The National Book Foundation has announced the honorees for the 2015 Innovations in Reading Prize. Awarded annually since 2007, the prize honors an individual or organization that inspires readers and engages new audiences with literature, and has “supported a diverse range of individuals and organizations working locally, nationally, and internationally to create and sustain a lifelong love of reading.”
The 2015 winner is Reach Incorporated, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit that “hires struggling teen readers as reading tutors for elementary school students.”
This year, for the first time in Innovations history, we awarded one $10,000 prize to an organization whose work is VITAL, demonstrating vision, ingenuity, transformation, achievement & leadership.
The honorable mentions were:
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