readcolor:

readCOLOR is a global online visual literacy project which supports and celebrates readers of color engaging with works created by authors of color.readCOLOR serves as a bridge which facilitates the visibility of authors of color in communities across the world, while allowing readers of color to become aware of the incredible abundance of literature which reflects and represents them. through such visibility, readCOLOR seeks to assist in the preservation of the many languages spoken by communities of color, promote literacy, and become an interactive literary resource which brings authors and readers of color from around the world, together.it is our hope that readCOLOR will help to remove the barriers that artists and audiences of color face in accessing one another, and ease the difficulty in finding representation in literature.readCOLOR is created and curated by a circle of creatives which include: yrsa daley-ward. desiree venn frederic. l.a. winter. tapiwa mugabe. and nayyirah waheed.participating is simple + easy.
individualssubmit photo of yourself with book. or book alone.with caption including:
your name (optional)city or country (optional)title. author. language of book. genre of book.why this book/author?#ireadCOLORbecause __________. (please answer)book clubssubmit photo of yourself. and/or book club. with book.
with caption including:
your name  (optional)city or country (optional)title. author. language of book. genre of book.why you started/joined the book club?why your club selected this book/author?#wereadCOLORbecause__________. (please answer)authorssubmit photo of yourself with your book. or another authors’ book. or book alone.
with caption including:
your namecity or countrytitle. author. language of book. genre of book.why this book/author?#ireadCOLORbecause _________.(answer if another authors’ book) #iwriteCOLORbecause_________. (answer if your book own)send submissions to ireadCOLOR@gmail.comsubmissions are subject to approval.
chosen submissions will be featured on readCOLOR’s social media platforms.
instagram: readCOLORtumblr: readcolor@gmail.comtwitter: @readCOLORemail: ireadcolor@gmail.com
#hashtagsreaders are invited to discuss utilizing hashtags:#ireadCOLORbecause, #readCOLORauthors are invited to discuss utilizing hashtags:#iwriteCOLORbecause, #writeCOLOR, #ireadCOLORbecause, #readCOLORreadCOLOR and share !

readcolor:

readCOLOR is a global online visual literacy project which supports and celebrates readers of color engaging with works created by authors of color.

readCOLOR serves as a bridge which facilitates the visibility of authors of color in communities across the world, while allowing readers of color to become aware of the incredible abundance of literature which reflects and represents them. through such visibility, readCOLOR seeks to assist in the preservation of the many languages spoken by communities of color, promote literacy, and become an interactive literary resource which brings authors and readers of color from around the world, together.

it is our hope that readCOLOR will help to remove the barriers that artists and audiences of color face in accessing one another, and ease the difficulty in finding representation in literature.

readCOLOR is created and curated by a circle of creatives which include: yrsa daley-ward. desiree venn frederic. l.a. winter. tapiwa mugabe. and nayyirah waheed.



participating is simple + easy.



individuals

submit photo of yourself with book. or book alone.

with caption including:


your name (optional)
city or country (optional)
title. author. language of book. genre of book.
why this book/author?
#ireadCOLORbecause __________. (please answer)


book clubs

submit photo of yourself. and/or book club. with book.

with caption including:


your name  (optional)
city or country (optional)
title. author. language of book. genre of book.
why you started/joined the book club?
why your club selected this book/author?
#wereadCOLORbecause__________. (please answer)


authors

submit photo of yourself with your book. or another authors’ book. or book alone.

with caption including:


your name
city or country
title. author. language of book. genre of book.
why this book/author?
#ireadCOLORbecause _________.(answer if another authors’ book) #iwriteCOLORbecause_________. (answer if your book own)


send submissions to ireadCOLOR@gmail.com

submissions are subject to approval.


chosen submissions will be featured on readCOLOR’s social media platforms.


instagram: readCOLOR
tumblr: readcolor@gmail.com
twitter: @readCOLOR
email: ireadcolor@gmail.com



#hashtags

readers are invited to discuss utilizing hashtags:

#ireadCOLORbecause, #readCOLOR

authors are invited to discuss utilizing hashtags:

#iwriteCOLORbecause, #writeCOLOR, #ireadCOLORbecause, #readCOLOR






readCOLOR and share !

eternal-books:

bluestockingbookworm:

booklionsunite:

As a celebration of my blog reaching over 500 followers (currently at 719), I made a Follow Forever. Thank you so much everyone who is following me! I love you all and if I missed anyone on this list I apologize. 
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**image from weheartit.com**

Thank you so much for the mention, darlin!

Aww OMG thank u so much!!

eternal-books:

bluestockingbookworm:

booklionsunite:

As a celebration of my blog reaching over 500 followers (currently at 719), I made a Follow Forever. Thank you so much everyone who is following me! I love you all and if I missed anyone on this list I apologize. 

A

adventuresonpaper  
aliensforlunch
aliteraryescape

B

beckisbookshelf
bluestockingbookworm
bookgeekconfessions
bookish-delights
bookishwallflower
bookmad
bookmania
books-and-cookies
books-and-crannies
books-anovelidea
books-cupcakes
booksandhotchocolate
bookshavetakencontrol
bookshelfblogger
booksnmore
booksruinmylife
booktown
bookvengers
bookworm-society

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cassandraclare
citylit-books
cityofeverything
cozyrainydaybooks

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dailyshakespeare
date-a-girl-who-reads
devine-infinities
didyousaybooks

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epicreads
er-o
eternal-books

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fantastic-iron-fey-nerdy
fashion-by-the-book
findinghomeinabook
fishingboatproceeds
fourtrisfangirl4plus6

G

goodbadanduglybooks

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heyireadcomics
homeofnephilim

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idontevenplayukulele
ifreakinlovebooks
ifyougaveagirlabook
iprefertoread

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jessethereader
justaloverof-books

K

katokeeffe
klarolinedrabbles

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lbardugo
liddle-fox
livingthroughbooks
lostinfictionbooks

M

mooky-booky

N

noseinabook
novelblogging

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ohmockingjaythemes

P-Q

partnersinbooks
perksofbeingafanboy
polandbananas20
problemsofabooknerd

R

rainydayscoffeeandbooks

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samreads
shadowandbone
stashingbooks
stormofsnow

T-U

taherehmafi
talkingbookworm
theartofnotwriting
thebook-lover
thebooker
theonewholovesbooks
theperksofbeingabookenthusiast
tilly-and-her-books
twenty-fouroceans

V

vladimirtodconfessions

W-X

wanderlustforbooks
what-lovely-books

Y-Z

yabookfanatic
youngadultread

**image from weheartit.com**

Thank you so much for the mention, darlin!

Aww OMG thank u so much!!

Questions About Books and Reading

  • Hey kids, let's talk about books.
  • 1: What was the last book you read?
  • 2: Was it a good one?
  • 3: What made it good?
  • 4: Would you recommend it to other people?
  • 5: How often do you read?
  • 6: Do you like to read?
  • 7: What was the last bad book you read?
  • 8: What made you dislike it?
  • 9: Do you wish to be a writer?
  • 10: Has any book every influenced you greatly?
  • 11: Do you read fanfiction?
  • 12: Do you write fanfiction?
  • 13: What's your favorite book?
  • 14: What's your least favorite book?
  • 15: Do you prefer physical books or ready on a device (like a kindle)?
  • 16: When did you learn to read?
  • 17: What is your favorite book you had to read in school?
  • 18: What is your favorite book series?
  • 19: Who is your favorite author?
  • 20: What is your favorite genre?
  • 21: Who is your favorite character in a book series?
  • 22: Has a book ever transported you somewhere else?
  • 23: Which book do you wish had a sequel?
  • 24: Which book do you wish DIDNT have a sequel?
  • 25: How long does it take you to read a book?
  • 26: Do you like when books become movies?
  • 27: Which book was ruined by its movie adaptation?
  • 28: Which movie has done a book justice?
  • 29: Do you read newspapers?
  • 30: Do you read magazines?
  • 31: Do you prefer newspapers or magazines?
  • 32: Do you read while in bed?
  • 33: Do you read while on the toilet?
  • 34: Do you read while in the car?
  • 35: Do you read while in the bath?
  • 36: Are you a fast reader?
  • 37: Are you a slow reader?
  • 38: Where is your favorite place to read?
  • 39: Is it hard for you to concentrate while you read?
  • 40: Do you need a room to be silent while you read?
  • 41: Who gave you your love for reading?
  • 42: What book is next on your list to read?
  • 43: When did you start to read chapter books?
  • 44: Who is your favorite children's book author?
  • 45: Which author would you most want to interview?
  • 46: Which author do you think you'd be friends with?
  • 47: What book have you reread the most?
  • 48: Which books do you consider "classics"?
  • 49: Which books do you think should be taught in every school?
  • 50: Which books should be banned from all schools?