A Shout Out for Our “Around the World in 100 Bookshelves Project”

If you scroll down our blog page and look at the widgets on the right-hand side you will see one entitled “Around the World in 100 Bookshelves”. What is this you ask?

We started our Around the World in 100 Bookshelves project in 2009 in the hopes of featuring 100 of our readers’ bookshelves from, well, around the world! It is our hope that our combined photos will offer a glimpse of a big world made smaller through books and reading. So far we have received pics from India, Canada, UK, Philippines, Hong Kong, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, Jamaica and the USA (click on the “Around the World in 100 Bookshelves” widget or here to see all the photos submitted to date).

Whether your child has too many or too few, in shelves or piles, tidy or scattered on the floor, we would love it if you could send us a photo of their books! Email the photo in .jpg format along with your child’s first name, age, city and country, to corinne(at)papertigers(dot)org and we’ll post the photo here on our blog. If you have a kidlit blog please let us know and we will include that link too. Don’t worry about capturing the whole bookshelf/book collection in the photo. A partial image, along with a reading-related anecdote and/or a few lines describing the bookshelf’s content, should be enough to help us connect across languages and cultures. We hope to feature bookshelves from all over, so please help us spread the word!

4 Responses to “A Shout Out for Our “Around the World in 100 Bookshelves Project””

  1. Zoe Says:

    Of too share (and will take a photo of some of our bookshelves later!)

  2. PragmaticMom Says:

    This is a fun post series! Thanks for posting my book shelf!

  3. PragmaticMom Says:

    I loved this post series. And thanks for including my overflowing book cases of kids books!

  4. Corinne Says:

    Thanks Pragmatic Mom! Look for a new bookshelf pic this coming Monday.