Buchklub der Jugend, Österreichischer#
Buchklub der Jugend, Oesterreichischer (Austrian Book Club for Young People), non-profit association promoting reading and literature for children and juveniles; founded in 1948 by R. Bamberger. The Book Club for Young People wants to encourage young people to read and to develop their media literacy; it supports the establishment and enlargement of school libraries.
The members (in 1994 there were 400,000 subscribers) receive coupons and can buy books from a comprehensive book list at reduced prices in certain bookshops. The Club publishes books for the different age groups between 3 and 18 years as well as accompanying teacher information and teaching aides one to four times a year.