We Are LIT is collaborating with two Detroit-based independent bookstores on an initiative to collect 500 children's books by May 6, 2018 to donate to a recently constructed library in rural Haiti. In support of the effort, we have curated a special collection of children's books, many in the Haitian Creole/French language to purchase for donation now thru May 6th. Read more to learn about the Community Maker Library in Fond des Blancs, Haiti and how Detroit entrepreneur Yvette Jenkins of Loves Travels. Imports is leading this amazing effort!
April 30th to May 6th is Children’s Book Week, an annual celebration of books for young people and the joy of reading; established in 1919, and is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. Read more to learn how We Are LIT will celebrate the week!
This year We Are LIT was recognized by the largest book distributor in the United States, with a feature on its blog! Independent Bookstore Day is a day when booksellers across the country shine a spotlight on their store and celebrate the love of books and bookselling. Read more to learn what it means to eBookshop owner Kendra to be a bookseller and what makes We Are LIT unique.