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Meet our new Director of Programs: a Q&A with Alana

  Behind the Book would like to welcome our newest staff member, Alana Benoit, into her new role as Director of Programs! Alana will be managing the Program Coordinators, showing administrative support to them, and also thinking more broadly about how to develop programs and how to build the organization. Our summer intern, Klea Kalia, […]

Capstones II: Our Student Anthologies

Our second installment in our series on volunteer book designers has arrived! Read more about these great people who volunteer their time and skills to bring a big smile to so many faces. Meg O’Connell Exploration of New York City Architecture After “much soul searching and a string of interesting but ultimately unfulfilling jobs,” Meg […]

Calling Young Readers: BtB Read-A-Thon Needs You!

  This semester we’re excited to launch Behind the Book’s Read-A-Thon – our new fundraising project designed for kids. By hosting a BtB Read-A-Thon, your young readers will be able to make a meaningful impact on the lives of students in underserved neighborhoods in NYC and help us grow our community of lifelong readers – just […]

Internships with Behind the Book – Development Opportunity

Calling all future educators, aspiring literacy advocates, and development and communications buffs: BtB is offering internship opportunities. You can also see the post to apply for Program Intern. Development & Communications Intern Location: New York, New York, 10030, United States Area of Focus: Children and Youth Skills: Writing, research Last Day to Apply: Ongoing Paid […]

Art Internships with BtB

  BtB is currently offering internship opportunities to support our dedicated teaching artists. If you’re looking for experience to set you on a rewarding career path in arts, education or the non-profit sector and you share our passion for art education, read application details for Art Interns here. The 2015 Fall position has been filled but […]

Farewell to JHS13

Behind the Book bid a reluctant farewell to our nine-year partnership with JHS 13/CPEMS last week, as the school closed its doors for the final time after Friday’s graduation ceremony. The graduation was held at the legendary Apollo Theater on West 125th St, where a ceremony was held followed by a reception and dancing in the theater and […]

BtB’s Summer Reading List – Young Readers

Get ready to embark on a summer full of GREAT books! Summer is fast approaching, and with school coming to an end until the fall, it’s vital that children continue their reading throughout the break. We’ve seen a lot of activity on our Facebook page and Twitter feed about summer reading this month and with […]

Inspirational Words from the First Grade

Here at Behind the Book our mission is to inspire New York City public school students to love reading and writing. When a student finishes a program feeling proud, or even surprised, at what they’ve just achieved, we know we’ve engaged a young reader. Jade is a first grader at PS 98 and was a part […]