AOB and The Children’s Book Guild of Washington DC
The Children’s Book Guild of Washington DC recently wrote a nice piece celebrating our expansion into Headstart Preschool programs and our on-going partnership with Guild members. We are fortunate to be in an area with a vibrant author community committed…
AOB March Newsletter
In this month’s newsletter, we focus on providing a glimpse into the lives of the students we serve and highlighting our new partnership with local Headstart programs. Please stay up to date on Open Book happenings by subscribing to our…
2014 CABA Winners Announced
Congratulations to the 2014 Children’s Africana Book Award Winners! Started in 1991, the CABA awards are designed to encourage the publication of accurate, balanced children’s materials on Africa, to recognize literary excellence, and to acknowledge the research achievements of outstanding…
AOB Highlighted in Local Newspaper
An Open Book Foundation was honored to be featured in a Montgomery Gazette article about Susan Stockdale’s recent author visit at Wheaton Woods Elementary School. Click here to read the full story.
Diane Stanley’s AOB Visit
Author/illustrator, Diane Stanley, recently wrote about her Open Book visit to Stanton Elementary School. Click here to read her blog post.
AOB Book Picks for Kids and Young Adults
AOB founder Heidi Powell lists some of her favorite winter reads for kids and young adults on The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Click here to see her recommendations as well as those from other guests of the program.
Children’s Africana Book Awards 2013
An Open Book Foundation is proud to have been part of Children’s Africana Book Awards (CABA) 2013. The full weekend of CABA events began with school visits by CABA winners to DC schools. An Open Book coordinated the visits and gave…
How do you inspire the reluctant reader?
AOB founder Heidi Powell recently shared her thoughts and suggestions about inspiring reluctant readers to learn to love reading with Amy Joyce of The Washington Post. I like to understand what children’s interests are and find books to match…If he…
Author Matt de la Peña on NPR
Author Matt de la Peña writes on NPR.com about his experience as a young writer, and an author to young adults. An Open Book was thrilled to have him join us for two events in 2012 and are encouraged by his…
Author Grace Lin writes about her event with AOB
Author Grace Lin writes on her blog about her event with students at Washington Middle School for Girls. Click here to read about her experience.