Rights of the child reader

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Every child has a right to learn to read, with the methods they need to do so.

  2. Every child has a right to access they books they need, for pleasure, learning empathy, and to grow their brains.

  3. Every child has the right to read books in their home language, about their own culture.

  4. Every child has the right to say ‘this book is boring. May I have another?’

  5. Every child has the right to be given books that are free of racism and hatred.

  6. Every child has the right to access the extraordinary heritage of the written knowledge of humanity.

Every adult has the right to know the children of this planet are being given the tools of literacy and the power of books to change the world and ensure our future.

© Jackie French