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Foreningen !les Oslo, Norway

Foreningen !les (Association Read) takes readers seriously, regardless of age, gender, reading experience or geographic location. The work to ensure that a wide range of the latest Norwegian and translated publications are made available to everyone. Foreningen !les aims to give children and young adults the opportunity to have an opinion about literature that has been written especially for them.
Foreningen !les’ main goal is to inspire children, young adults and adults to read more, by:

– making contemporary literature available for target Groups

– giving children and young adults an arena for reading, writing and having an opinion about literature

– giving teachers tools for working with contemporary literature in classrooms and in collaboration with students

– developing an intermediary role in schools and libraries

– drawing attention to reading role models

Through its work, Foreningen !les aims to give readers:

– access to quality literature within different genres and in different formats

– channels for expressing their opinions, critical reading and conversations about literature

– improved skills to reflect upon and put literature into a larger context

– help to establish good reading habits

– tools for making active use of literature in schools, libraries, workplaces and during spare time

Furthermore, Foreningen !les connects readers with literature and facilitates literary conversations and reading experiences. They work closely with children, young adults, teachers, librarians, authors and publishers, as well as literary organisations and networks in multiple European countries.

“Our goal is to inspire children, adolescents and adults to read more”

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The tXt Campaign (“tXt-aksjonen”) is the oldest and most extensive reading incentive for middle school students in Norway....

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The Avid Reader Award (“Bokslukerprisen”)is a reading incentive award for 5th-7th grade students, focusin...

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Tid for ti

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Time for ten (“Tid for ti”) is a project approaching pupils in the 7th grade. The project contains an antholog...

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The Norwegian Youth Literature Award (“Uprisen”) was established in 2007, and is a collaboration between Association ...

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Ungdommens kritikerpris

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The Young Critics’ Award (“Ungdommens kritikerpris”) is a high school literary award that was established in 2005. A ...

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Rein tekst

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Pure text (“Rein tekst”) is a reading incentive campaign program for high school students. Pure text was established in 20...

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Faktafyk is a non-fiction prose magazine for middle school students. It was established in 2012. The magazine is publ...

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Bookstart (“bokstart”) is an early bookgifting programme. Bookstart provides free books to families with small...

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Address Foreningen !les Øvre slottsgate 3 0157 Oslo
+47 941 29 000

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