DiscoverInAsiaA New Chapter for a Storied Books Program
A New Chapter for a Storied Books Program

A New Chapter for a Storied Books Program

Update: 2024-02-21
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We explore the transformative journey of The Asia Foundation's Books for Asia, now reborn as Let's Read. Director Kyle Barker, alongside team members from Indonesia, Aryasatyani Sintadewi and Haura Najmakamila, delve into the pivotal shift from distributing millions of physical books since 1954 to pioneering digital storybooks in local languages.

This innovative leap into digital literacy aims to foster young readers' growth, reflecting the evolving landscape of publishing and the crucial role of digital access in education and development.

Check out the full Let's Read digital library and read Kyle Barker's blog chronicling the history of Books for Asia

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A New Chapter for a Storied Books Program

A New Chapter for a Storied Books Program

The Asia Foundation