The ODILO Young Readers Award is offered to the world's best young reader

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The ODILO Young Readers Award takes into consideration the worldwide ranking of readers across millions of users who have access to digital content and reading services, offered by schools and libraries in more than 40 countries served by ODILO.

The award is offered to students between 9 and 11 years old.

The award promotes reading and writing habits so they can realise their full potential.

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The 2019 Award was delivered at the Awards Ceremony at the European Parliament in Brussels that took place on February 6th, 2019.


The winner of the 2019 Young Readers Award, Sergio Sánchez, gave a speech at the seminar organized by the European Parliament, held at the Altiero SPINELLI building. He was accompanied by ODILO's CEO, Rodrigo Rodriguez, who delivered a presentation about the importance of promoting equity in education and on developing reading habits.

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Young Readers Award Winner

Sergio José Sánchez Pérez

Age: 11

School: CEIP El Rodeo, Jerez de los Caballeros (Extremadura)

Country: Spain

The criteria to select the best young reader is based on the reading activity of students in the worldwide digital reading platform community that includes:

  • Amount of titles read
  • Reading habit consistency
  • Diversity of the reading genre
  • Complexity of the content read
  • Reading comprehension improvement
  • Creative writing skills