National (Portuguese) Reading Competition 14th Edition 2020/2021

November 13 2020

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“The school library is an integral part of the educational process.” In The IFLA/UNESCO School Library Guidelines

The National Reading Competition is back (CNL)! As you may be aware, the previous edition was cancelled due to the pandemic that is affecting the entire world. This year, CNL is happening both digitally and in person so that it meets today’s reality and to allow everyone interested to be part of a national Reading event. The goal of CNL is to promote reading habits, reading for pleasure and to improve reading comprehension. This initiative aims at all students from year 1 to year 12, with good comprehension level of Portuguese. If you like reading, participate!  


Sign up through or in person at MS/US MRC until November 18th. 

The books selected by the MS/US MRC and the Portuguese Department for the school phase are the following:

(Forms 5 and 6): Rosa, minha irmã Rosa by Alice Vieira

(Forms 7, 8 and 9): O Principezinho by Antoine Saint-Exupéry

(Forms 10, 11, 12): O vendedor de passados by José Eduardo Agualusa

We’re waiting for you!

Keep on Reading!



National (Portuguese) Reading Competition 14th Edition 2020/2021

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