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Let's Talk Literacy

Let's Talk Literacy

By Read For Life

Read For Life is a literacy focused non-profit organization aiming to raise and maintain literacy rates and encourage the pursuit of knowledge. Listen to our different education series and our conversations as we explore the world of literacy in Barbados and across the Caribbean.
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A Big Guy Took My Ball! by Mo Williems. Read by Sharon.
A Big Guy Took My Ball! by Mo Williems. Read by Sharon.
We invite you to listen to our reading of "A Big Guy Took My Ball!", written and Illustrated by Mo Williems. This book is an Elephant & Piggie Book published by Hyperion Books for Children in 2013. Read by our Read For Life storyteller, Sharon. Don't forget to plug in your headphones for the best experience. Tune in and enjoy! Disclaimer: We do not own the copyrights to this book and do not read this book for any monetary gain
03:49
November 07, 2020
Special Series Episode 2: Part 2 - Adult Literacy during Covid-19 in Barbados
Special Series Episode 2: Part 2 - Adult Literacy during Covid-19 in Barbados
We continue speaking with Tracia Agard-Thompson, Programme Director of Step Up Academie on the impact Covid-19 has on adult literacy. Listen in to the final part of our conversation!
23:04
September 16, 2020
Special Series Episode 1: Part 1 - Adult Literacy during Covid-19 in Barbados
Special Series Episode 1: Part 1 - Adult Literacy during Covid-19 in Barbados
In this interview Jamila Walton, Co-Founder of Read For Life, speaks with Step Up Academie's Programme Director, Tracia Agard-Thompson, on the impact Covid-19 has on adult literacy. Listen in!
21:36
September 09, 2020
The Nose That Knows by Malachy Doyle and Barroux. Read by Jamila.
The Nose That Knows by Malachy Doyle and Barroux. Read by Jamila.
We invite you to listen to our reading of "'The Nose That Knows", written by Malachy Doyle and Illustrated by Barroux. This book was published by Paragon in 2015. Read by Jamila, one of our storytellers. Don't forget to plug in your headphones for the best experience. Tune in and enjoy! Disclaimer: We do not own the copyrights to this book and do not read this book for any monetary gain. 
03:53
August 27, 2020
A Dinosaur Called Tiny by Alan Durant. Read by Matthew and Jamila.
A Dinosaur Called Tiny by Alan Durant. Read by Matthew and Jamila.
We invite you to listen to our reading of "A Dinosaur Called Tiny", written by Alan Durant and Illustrated by Jo Simpson. This book was published by HarperCollins Children's Books in 2007. Read by our Read For Life storytellers, Matthew and Jamila. Don't forget to plug in your headphones for the best experience. Tune in and enjoy! Disclaimer: We do not own the copyrights to this book and do not read this book for any monetary gain. 
06:02
August 15, 2020
Are We Nearly There? by Joan Stimson. Read by Gillian.
Are We Nearly There? by Joan Stimson. Read by Gillian.
We invite you to listen to our reading of "'Are We Nearly There?", written by Joan Stimson and Illustrated by Cliff Wright. This book was published by Ladybird Publishers in 1998. Read by Gillian, one of our storytellers. Don't forget to plug in your headphones for the best experience. Tune in and enjoy! Disclaimer: We do not own the copyrights to this book and do not read this book for any monetary gain.
07:02
May 24, 2020
Blue Bottle Publishing- Book Talk
Blue Bottle Publishing- Book Talk
Talk with Hadiya a Read For Life volunteer.
09:14
February 14, 2019
February 10, 2019
February 10, 2019
Gillian, Jamila, Jalisa and special guest discuss schools and literacy.
14:53
February 10, 2019
Building: Products Vision and Story
Building: Products Vision and Story
As promised we are describing our game to you! The game is a product of out publishing company Blue Bottle Publishing. Enjoy!
09:15
February 07, 2019
Episode 1: The Beginning
Episode 1: The Beginning
Hi, Gillian Rowe here and welcome to the Read For Life podcasts. Read For Life is a literacy focused non-profit organization that seeks to raise and maintain literacy rates and encourage the pursuit if knowledge. Join the co-founders Jamila and I as we walk through the steps to building a publishing company with the help of 10Habitat Entrepreneurship Hub. See you in our next episode! www.readforlifebarbados.com.
13:20
November 29, 2018