Publication Date

2010

Subjects

Books, Disadvantaged, Philanthropic foundations, Grantsmanship, Private financial support, Case studies, Reading interests, Reading programs

Abstract

Books in Homes provides new books of choice to disadvantaged kids who typically grow up in “bookless” homes. The Programme results in improving literacy and attendance rates in participating schools. Kim Kingston is the Manager of Books in Homes, and this is her story of growing and resourcing a ‘great idea’.

Place of Publication

Melbourne Vic

Publisher

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

Geographic Subject

Australia

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