YBLF’s mission is to promote the reading of literature as a meaningful, life-long activity and transformative experience for youth.

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A Young Reader Takes Her First Flight Lesson

At first, this young reader was uneasy about getting in the plane with an experienced pilot and taking over the controls. Watch her excitement when she returns from her...


Words Take Flight

Reading inspires the imagination and sparks the thought process. Writing transforms the imagination and thought process into action. That’s the premise behind the Words Take Flight, a program in...

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