Libraries help to make Australia a nation of readers but literacy levels are still startling low | Y.A. Australian Books for Boys | Scoop.it

The alarming 2006 ABS statistic that just under half (46%) of adult Australians cannot confidently read newspapers, follow a recipe, make sense of timetables, or understand the instructions on a medicine bottle, was a motivator for Australian libraries to found the National Year of Reading.

 


Via Karen Bonanno