Día Planning Booklet

Children's Days, Book Days: Planning for a Día Year

In April 2016, Children’s Day, Book Day, often known as Día: for El día de los niños, El día de los libros, will celebrate its 20th anniversary, twenty years in which literacy advocates have motivated families in their communities to honor all children and to share bookjoy throughout the year. Annually, during April, book fiestas are held at schools, libraries, childcare centers, universities/colleges, community centers, parks, etc. In this booklet you’ll find helpful tips to share with your planning committee or colleagues. Click on a chapter link below to download/print that chapter, or Download/print the complete booklet.

Children's Days, Book Days: Planning for a Día Year
  1. Introduction and Table of Contents
  2. Pat's Vision for Children’s Day, Book Day
  3. What Every Día Advocate Needs to Know
  4. Families As Children’s Day, Book Day Partners
  5. Children's Books about sharing bookjoy
  6. Literacy-focused Programming I-Días
  7. Children’s Day, Book Day Literacy Games
  8. Planning Checklist for April Día Celebrations
  9. Places to Celebrate Children’s Day, Book Day
  10. Funders and Partners
  11. Día's Full Name in Different Languages
  12. Literacy-Focused Craft Ideas
  13. Día Dynamos
  14. Estela and Raúl Mora Award Winners
  15. Día Advocates A-Zing! Poster
  16. Growing a Nation of Readers Poster
  17. Let's Share Bookjoy