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Read 20-20 - the Challenge, incorporated two books of the work of Graciela Cabal

  • Fundación Leer joined the Read 2020 campaign: El Desafío, two books by Graciela Cabal, "Azul" and "Batata".
    Ideal for children who want to learn Spanish Fundación Leer joined the Read 2020 campaign: El Desafío, two books by Graciela Cabal, "Azul" and "Batata".
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Ideal for children who want to learn Spanish.
The site is having great success and thanks to the support of publishers, authors and illustrators, we have already reached more than 1 million books read. The books are uploaded to the platform for 2 weeks and then another 2 weeks in September, coinciding with the National Reading Marathon.

Read 20-20 - the Challenge is the Fundación Leer campaign that promotes and supports that children read more and more books and thus become lifelong readers. The challenge is that in a year each boy reads at least 20 literature books. The campaign is designed so that children begin to enjoy reading every day at home.

 Fundación Leer incorporated 2 works by Graciela Cabal, "Azul" and "Batata".

The campaign is being very successful and thanks to the support of publishers, authors and illustrators, they have already reached 1,394,601 books read.
The books of Graciela Cabal will be uploaded to the platform for 2 weeks and then another 2 weeks in September, coinciding with the National Reading Marathon.

 
On this website https://desafio.leer.org/ children - both in family and from their school - will find everything they need to get excited about reading:

Free access to the best books of children's literature of the moment classified by age. These titles are renewed every fifteen days.

Access to a digital library of classics of children's literature illustrated by talented Argentine artists.

Games to have fun and add medals every time you read a new book.

Raffles of new books among children participating in the Challenge.

In addition, teachers in schools can organize children in groups ("classrooms") to accompany the children to meet the challenge at home.

Fundación Leer is a non-governmental organization that since 1997 develops programs to promote literacy and encourage reading in children and young people in situations of vulnerability in our country, generating a lasting and positive impact on their personal development that facilitates their full insertion in society .

About Graciela Cabal:
She was a writer, teacher, puppeteer and narrator, first and foremost a great reader.

Both his works of fiction and historical material and oral tradition collection, through the essays and knowledge dissemination texts for children, made Graciela Cabal a pioneer in incorporating the theme of sexism in children's books, by giving them to its female characters characteristic of anti-Cinderella and when dealing with taboo subjects, crossed by everyday and autobiographical facts in which humor always stands out.
"When they ask me how to make the kids get into the habit of reading, I tell them: you do not have to force them to read, it's the worst thing to do, reading is a vice that is shared from one reader to another, that's why It is so important that teachers are readers, "he answered before this classic question.
Between 1993 and 1995, she was president of the Association of Children and Youth Literature of Argentina (ALIJA) and devoted her greatest efforts to touring the country, working with teachers and librarians and trying to spread good reading among children and youth.
During his administration, more than forty libraries were founded.

Web about Graciela Cabal http://www.gracielacabal.com/
The website includes all his books, photographs, videos and the novelty of the first stories read that make up the Graciela Cabal storytelling section. Among them, the story "Fear" recorded by Graciela Cabal herself shortly before her sudden death.
The writer Graciela Beatriz Cabal, author of more than seventy books for children, youth and adults, was born in Buenos Aires on November 11, 1939 and died on February 23, 2004.