Support Teen Literature Day

(Also known as Celebrate Teen Literature Day)

Support Teen Literature Day is observed next on Thursday, April 13th, 2023 (194 days from today).

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Support Teen Literature Day, or Celebrate Teen Literature Day, is celebrated Thursday of the second full week in April since 2007.

History of Support Teen Literature Day

Teenagers read less and less. That trend worries some people, and not just those grumpily mumbling about today's kids. Youth Support Literacy Day encourages people to read books and raises awareness for teenagers to be interested in reading more.

Literature gives a point of view. George R.R. Martin was not wrong when he said that a reader lived a thousand lives before he had died. The man who never reads lives alone.  Good books will give readers to see through the eyes of people from different backgrounds and values. It's so great that it also teach us a lesson in empathy.

What about high school students who can't find books interesting? Enter the librarian, in charge of finding books. Reading advocates, teachers, and librarians across the country use Support Youth Literature Day to highlight the Young Adult (YA) genre and showcase outstanding YA authors.

Smartphones and social media are two important factors in the battle for children's attention. Ray Bradbury said that burn books and destroy a culture are different. Just make people stop reading them. Support Teen Literature Day is a reminder for our children in the future if they stop reading.

How to celebrate Support Teen Literature Day

  • Encourage your teens to read. Host a family reading night. Visit the library first so everyone has a book.
  • Having trouble convincing your teen to sit with a book? Buy a liter of ice cream. It's not a bribe; Call it reinforcement.
  • Read to your kids so they enjoy reading as teenagers and because it's fun.
  • Promote and spread Support Teen Literature Day on social media by using the hashtag #SupportTeenLiteratureDay.

Observed

Support Teen Literature Day has been observed Thursday of the second full week in April.

Dates

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Thursday, April 14th, 2022

Thursday, April 13th, 2023

Thursday, April 18th, 2024

Thursday, April 17th, 2025

Also on Thursday, April 13th, 2023

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