Weekly Reader News. Edition 3 [Braille]


Accession Number: 2014.24.1

Summary/Description: Final braille issue of Edition 3 produced under this title after Scholastic News acquired Weekly Reader in February 2012. A classroom magazine for elementary school students. Issued 24 times per year. Variant title: WR News. Interpoint braille, contracted. Printed label on cover: "Weekly Reader 3." White paper cover, saddle-stitched.

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: 4-May-12

Subjects: Current events Periodicals for the blind and visually impaired

Physical Description: 1 v. (1 issue) of braille : tactile graphics ; 11 x 11.5 in. Volume 81, issue 24