Wednesday, February 3, 2010

The Spirit of PaperTigers

PaperTigers is in the process of selecting books for children that will be donated to places around the world where the need is great. Here's an introduction on the project they launched last February 1, 2010.

The Spirit of PaperTigers project is best understood within the overall goals of PaperTigers: that is, to encourage literacy, helping to make children hungry readers and thus helping them form a lifelong habit. It is also our goal to do that within the context of promoting “multicultural” or “cross-cultural” books: this means we focus on books that promote awareness of, knowledge about, and positive acceptance of “the other”, books that encourage empathy and understanding.

I'm hoping that The Spirit of PaperTigers reach the Philippines. To stretch my hopes further, it would be a great opportunity if PBBY can network with PaperTigers on this endeavor. Click the highlighted words for more information on the project.


Aline Pereira said...

Thanks for helping us spread the word, Zarah. We just recently joined USBBY, so we will be definitely exploring a potential collaboration with PBBY on this effort! I'll contact you by email soon to start a conversation.

Thanks again for you ongoing support!

Zarah Grace C. Gagatiga said...

Wow! This is great news indeed! I am excited to get our conversation started. All the best for PaperTigers!

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