Tag Archives: Renee Watson

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 […]

My Journey to Inspiring Kids to Love Reading

By Myra Hernandez When I made the decision to leave the classroom after 14 years as a teacher, I decided to dedicate a year to figuring out what I wanted to do, not as a career, but as a passion, for this next chapter in my life. Like any organized, risk-averse person would do, I […]

Sneak Peek: PS 76 Second Graders Share Their Dreams

Two new student books in one week! On Tuesday we previewed student work from PS 376¬†and today we’re excited to give you another sneak peek. Two classes at PS 76 in Harlem participated in this program, which is a collaboration with Harlem’s Little Blackbird author Renee Watson; the students wrote about their what accomplishing their […]