Tag Archives: CS 21

Brooklyn Landmark Field Trip with C.S. 21

After weeks of preparation (and one rain check due to inclement weather) Behind the Book and Mrs. Lebron’s Fourth Grade class at C.S. 21 were finally able to embark on a fantastic field trip last week. They visited eight of Brooklyn’s most notorious buildings as part of their research on Brooklyn landmarks through our program […]

Giving Voice to Dreams

Our Dreams by Class 2-210 at PS 76 Time for a book celebration! Recently, the second-grade students at PS 76 worked with Renée Watson, author of Harlem’s Little Blackbird, to write their own stories about their dreams and aspirations. At first, the students were nervous to read aloud to the class, but with gentle encouragement from […]

Some of our student books have arrived!

by Jenna Danoy, Social Media Marketing Intern From left to right, we have A Search to Ancient Maya: A Time Travel Mystery by Class 501 at PS 76, Remember the Time by Class 4-302 at CS 21, and Third Grade Wonderful Biographies by Classes 3-300 and 3-302, also at PS 76. The fifth graders at PS 76 worked […]

Doreen Rappaport stops in for a Skype chat with CS 21 students

It’s pretty clear that we all love Doreen Rappaport at BtB and her visit yesterday gave us yet another reason why. Not afraid to try something different, Doreen made her most recent classroom visit via Skype to talk about the biographies Mrs. LeBron’s 4th grade class are writing. Doreen encouraged the young authors to look beyond […]

Happy President’s Day!

This President’s Day, check out the work of on of our favorite partner authors Doreen Rappaport! Today, we’ll be re-reading some of our favorite biographies of US Presidents and First Ladies: Jack’s Path of Courage, Abe’s Honest Words, and Eleanor, Quiet No More. One reason we love working with Doreen is the generosity with which she shares her writing […]