Weekly Reader. Edition 2 [Text (large print)]


Accession Number: 2014.24.7

Summary/Description: Final issue of Edition 2 produced in large print under this title after Scholastic News acquired Weekly Reader in February 2012. A classroom magazine of general interest articles and word games for children. Published 32 times during the school year. Illustrated paper cover, stapled along left edge.

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: "Scholastic bought Weekly Reader from Reader's Digest Association Inc. in February. Co-branded titles under the new format will include Junior Scholastic/Current Events and Scholastic News/Weekly Reader" --APH Annual Report 2012, Development section. Production of My Weekly Reader (the initial Weekly Reader publication) in braille and large print began in 1946. This issue was transferred to the APH Museum by the APH Development Department. In 2013, magazine services of the Development Dept. came under the company's Customer Service Department (information provided by Nancy Glur who worked with magazine subscriptions in the Development Dept. and, when the subscription services were transferred to Customer Service, became an employee in the latter department).

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2014.24

Publisher: [reproduced from] Weekly Reader Corporation

Publisher Place: White Plains, NY

Publish Date: May/June 2012

Subjects: Current events Periodicals for the blind and visually impaired Recreational reading

Physical Description: 1 issue : col. ill. ; 16 x 11.5 in. Week 4