Teachers Making a Difference – Pakistan

August 31, 2012 — Despite limited resources, teachers across Asia are determined to provide the best education possible to their students. Time and time again, Books for Asia is impressed by the dedication and ingenuity of the region’s educators, whether...

Panel Discusses Burma’s Future

On August 28 at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco, The Asia Foundation’s Gordon Hein moderated a discussion on Burma’s (also known as Myanmar) current reform process and its future. Dr. Hein, who just returned from his third trip to Burma this...

Storytime in India

August 27, 2012 — Excited students read Penguin donation, Llama, Llama Home with Mama, at Gangotri Public School. Gangotri Public School is located in Seelampur, Delhi, a community with one of the poorest literacy levels in the country. About 65% of the students...

Storytime in Malaysia

August 24, 2012 — Taman Ceupecs National School in Malaysia has 820 students and 60 teachers. The school is in near one of the largest police academies in Kuala Lumpur and most of the students are children of these service men and women. Here, students delight...

Scholastic’s global literacy campaign

August 24, 2012 — “We believe that in the 21st century, the ability to read is necessary not only to succeed but to survive – for the ability to understand information and the power of stories is the key to a life of purpose and meaning.” This...

Author Grace Lin supports Storytime in Asia

August 23, 2012 — Check out this special illustration by Newberry Honor awardee and bestselling author Grace Lin! Her publisher, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, is generously donating copies of Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! to the...