Join the “Level Up” Summer Challenge

| By Gale Staff | Looking for a way to keep your students reading through the summer? We’ve partnered with Beanstack and Mark Cuban to offer a national K-12 Summer 2021 Reading Challenge, “Level Up.” Beanstack is a reading app developed by Zoobean. The app helps make reading more like a game—allowing students to connect … Read more

While March May Be Unpredictable, Our Featured Titles Are Solid

| By Thorndike Staff | Depending on where you hang your hat, March can bear witness to already-blazing sun or still-lingering snow. Our monthly picks are a mix as well! Everything from a deep-diving memoir about group therapy to an exploration of why Black people are literally “sick and tired”; along with a tangled tale … Read more

Booklist Webinar: Literacy Development: How to Avoid COVID Slide & Digital Divide Pitfalls

| By Gale Staff | Looking for a simple and proven way to build confidence, stamina, and literacy outcomes for struggling readers? How about a format that addresses the equity challenges at the forefront of our minds in the current COVID-slide reality? In this lively program, Booklist and Thorndike Press, from Gale, a Cengage company, … Read more

School Library Journal Webinar, Level Up: Prep Your Literacy Toolkit

On Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 2:00 PM ET, hear from librarians who have found success after embracing large print and partnering with teachers to bring large print books into the classroom. They’ve seen wider usage, noticeable reading improvements, and happier readers! And because we believe that every library can successfully build and promote their … Read more

Youth Media Award Titles in Large Print

| By Gale Staff | Each year, the American Library Association honors books, videos, and other outstanding materials for children and teens. Recognized worldwide for the high quality they represent, the ALA Youth Media Awards, including the prestigious Newbery, Caldecott, Printz, and Coretta Scott King Book Awards, guide parents, educators, librarians, and others in selecting the best materials … Read more

Fleeting Moments Create Inspirational Reads

| By Gale Staff | While we too are fans of love stories, especially in February, there are other roads and reads to exploring matters of the heart. This month’s selections tell stories of tragedy, race and class, and survival against all odds. These probing tales will prompt readers to consider the nuances of compassion, … Read more

We’re Wrapping Up 2019 with Big Reads

| By Gale Staff | With the new year approaching, we’ve got perfect picks to reflect on the past while looking toward the future. Three titles serve up historical perspectives while a fourth considers troubling times ahead. Thank you for another year of allowing us to provide you and your readers with the very best … Read more

Variety is the Spice of Life

| By Gale Staff | Large print readers are just like any other – they want it all. We consistently deliver shelf-ready selections to surpass their expectations with crowd-pleasing reads. This month we’re featuring two debut novels – one featuring an ensemble cast of characters; the other about a late-blooming loner coming alive. Our third … Read more

Families, Friends, Fractured Relationships–Our October Picks

| By Gale Staff | Dive into any relationship and you’re eventually going to discover secrets; some may be of little consequence while others can only be described as, “it’s complicated.” Two of our October titles explore family dynamics while the third explores a workplace environment that resonates with the #MeToo Movement. The Fountains of … Read more

Free Webinar: Increase Literacy Skills with Large Print Books

| By Gale Staff | According to The Nation’s Report Card, 67 percent of 8th graders in public schools aren’t proficient in reading. When a student isn’t reading at their grade level, it can affect their learning as a whole. During this webinar, we will be sharing results from a Project Tomorrow efficacy and feedback study … Read more