Studies show a continuing decline in boys reading. Though boys initially are excited to learn to read in school, they drop off as readers as they age. They are significantly behind girls of the same age.
Nightlight Reading is requesting submissions for our 2nd Annual Nightlight Reading Short Story Contest. This contest is geared to encouraging professional and amateur writers to write stories for at-risk boys in the 10- to 12-year-old age group who often stop reading for pleasure because of a lack of engaging
Nightlight Reading is looking for help!
We are looking for teachers, librarians, tutors and organizations who are working with 10- to 12-year-old at-risk boys this summer. For our pilot summer reading program, we have published last year’s winning short stories and are now working to get them into the hands of
Nightlight Reading received 229 submissions from 19 countries for our First Nightlight Reading Short Story Contest with the theme of adventure. Many more than the 35-50 we expected for our first year! And there were many, many wonderful