Tag Archives: Visits

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 […]

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Visit

On Monday, October 15th, we took two classes from P.S. 76 in Harlem to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s Joan Weill Center for Dance on 55th Street at 9th Avenue. The students have been reading Alvin Ailey (1995), a children’s biography of the visionary dancer and choreographer written by Andrea Pinkney and illustrated by […]

Journals, Journals, Journals!!

As you well know, all of Behind the Book’s in school programs generate a final writing project.. We’ve always been blown away by the depth and creativity of the students’ work, and this year, we want to give the students even more space to explore their identities as authors.  Therefore, in this school year, we have been focusing […]

Tales from Thurgood Marshall Academy

With one more month before school begins, we’re hard at work. We’re not only getting materials and new author programs ready for the next school year, but we’re also getting in the spirit for school to start again. As we think about all the awesome moments from our school programs that ran last year, we […]