Monday, February 16, 2009

Literacy, Children's Author & Eco-Resources


-- Quote of the Day --

"In today's world, some 774 million adults lack minimum literacy skills; one in five adults is still not literate and two-thirds of them are women; 721 million children are out of school and many more attend irregularly or drop out; and literate environments with access to reading material and suitable publications are lacking, with the result that neo-literates cannot sustain their skills."
~ Kochiro Matsuura, Director-Generalof UNESCO (Sept, 2007)

-- Authors Read --

Doris Fisher is a popular children's author & has several books available (One Odd Day, My Even Day, My Half Day, Happy Birthday to Whoo, Play with Your Food, & the Grammar Allstars series). Regular listeners may remember Doris reading My Half Day on Sept 29, 2008 - she returned back on Dec 1st, 2008 to read from another book in that series: One Odd Day.– Today we will hear Doris read her book: My Even Day. To access today's broadcast simply click on the hyper-linked show title here, or look to the right for the link to the Authors Read radio show.


-- Eco-Resources --

www.Goodtogoeco.com - This blog-like site offers information on ecologically responsible, reusable products & time-saving tips... "By concentrating on the little things in life, one at a time, let's make them more organized, more fun, more eco-responsible, & more time efficient."

www.paystolivegreen.com - This blog focuses on how the individual can "Save green by going green", & covers a wide variety of topics including finance & finding bargains, the environment, alternative sources of energy, organic & sustainable products, nutrition & technology.


Find Dave & Lillian Brummet, excerpts from their books, information about their radio shows & free resources & articles at www.brummet.ca

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