Lerner Publishing Group has announced its first Reading Challenge with Beanstack, a platform designed to help educators and librarians run reading challenges that engage more people. Schools and libraries can sign up to receive free access to the Lerner™ Sports Database as well as exclusive challenges designed to promote independent student reading through high-interest sports biographies. Participating institutions will also be eligible to win free print titles from the Lerner Sports line to add to their collections. The challenge runs from May 1st to May 31st, and registration is now open. To learn more, visit https://landing.beanstack.com/lerner-sports-challenge.
Lerner Publishing Group has also announced several offers for families who are unexpectedly homeschooling their children. Through its website, the publisher is extending its school and library pricing so parents can find thousands of discounted paperbacks and picture books as well as fiction and nonfiction for middle schoolers and teens. To browse titles by age and theme, visit https://lernerbooks.com/help-at-home-families. In addition, the publisher is offering free digital access to hundreds of its educational titles through June 30. Families can click on the links below and enter the credentials as shown to access.
Grades PreK-5 http://ebooks.lernerbooks.com/refererlogin/prek-5/prek-5/
Grades 6-12 http://ebooks.lernerbooks.com/refererlogin/6-12/06-12/
Username: 6-12 Password: 06-12
Finally, families can access a collection of resources from coloring pages to author videos to virtual museum tours and more on Lerner Publishing Group’s blog series Help at Home.