Tag Archives: Student work

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 […]

Student Book Design: The Finishing Touch

Our favorite thing about the end of the semester is easily the student books. Here at the Behind the Book office, we love seeing the new boxes come in…a feeling that is second only to handing those books to the student authors and illustrators, and seeing their pride in their published product. These books are […]

PS 46 Book Celebrations!

by Danielle Charpentier, Program Intern A subway ride to Brooklyn with nearly fifty books in tow? Time for book celebrations! Behind the Book creates published books for all classes that complete programs. Each book includes a table of contents and title, copyright, and dedication pages. But what is the purpose of the published book? Significant […]

Sneak Peek: What is a Muslim? by Jamila

What Is A Muslim? Jamila A. Mr. Dickhudt’s 11th grade class   What’s your view of Muslims? The Afghanistan and Iraq wars persuaded Americans to refer to the followers of Islam as “terrorists.” Why? Because of the media. For instance, The New York Times, named the best book of the year “The Forever War” by […]

Sneak Peek: War: the Changes within Our World by Chelsea

War: The Changes within Our World Chelsea P. Mr Dickhudt’s 11th grade class What if one day you woke up and all around you there are gunshot noises and the cries of “help” coming from your neighbor’s house? What if you did not know when you were going to see your family again, or if […]