WHYY I Like This Book: 6th - 8th Grade Application
Enter the wonderful world of books with WHYY I Like This Book. WHYY will produce a series of reading and literacy-focused/child-centered spots featuring distinguished readers on air in short pieces answering "WHYY I Like This Book." These spots will explore the motivations behind what interests a child about a book -- the topic, the illustrations, the characters, a book that is a family favorite, and how children choose to read what they read expressed in their own words.
WHYY urges librarians, parents, and educators to use WHYY I Like This Book as an opportunity for students to do an extra credit assignment for school, as part of an after school program assignment, as a library engagement activity or as a home project with parents/guardians. No matter how you enter, think long and hard about what gets you reading and let us know WHYY I Like This Book.