UNITE FOR LITEACY

Unite for Literacy is credited with coining the term 'book desert' in 2010.  Their interactive book desert map analyzes NAEP data and census data to depict the presence of book deserts. Unite for Literacy pictures a world where all children have access to an abundance of books that celebrate their languages and cultures and cultivate a lifelong love of reading.Their projects build home libraries and support families to develop a daily habit of reading, both of which are key factors in growing lifelong readers.

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