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Have You Heard? Volunteering With Behind The Book Is Your Best Bet to Grow

Guest Post by BtB Intern Jennifer Daniels I stumbled across Behind the Book while searching for somewhere to volunteer. I saw their mission and was hooked! It was unique, inspiring, and progressive. As a bookworm myself, the prospect of being involved with an organization that encourages children to read was a chance I couldn’t miss. […]

Student Letters: Thank you Saïd Sayrafiezadeh!

There isn’t much we can add to these thank you letters that the students haven’t already said, more eloquently. Saïd Sayrafiezadeh, author of When Skateboards Will Be Free: A Memoir of a Political Childhood lead a program about memoir writing at the Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (CIMS) in the Bronx, which just wrapped up. Check […]