Tag Archives: Page McBrier

A Generous Third-Grade Class Publishes a Book

A group of Brooklyn third graders recently thought deeply about paying it forward – and in the process learned about the transformative power of performing a kind act for someone in their community. If you’re familiar with Behind the Book already, you’ll know that we integrate our literacy programs into existing curricula, working closely with […]

Four Months, 21 Authors, and 600 Students

BtB’s Fall 2015 Semester Program Wrap-up It’s hard to believe a whole semester has passed and we’re launching full swing into our spring programming already. Looking back on our fall programs it’s clear we’ve covered some ground. Through 25 programs with 21 authors, from first grade through 12th grade, our students have read fiction and nonfiction […]