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.
Liniers visit to DC schools mentioned in Toon Books blog
TOON Books is delighted to present beloved Argentine cartoonist Liniers at public schools to meet with bilingual students and talk about his US debut of The Big Wet Balloon. Click here to read more on Toon Books.
AOB events praised at Politics and Prose children’s book forum.
Children’s book authors praise the work of An Open Book Foundation! We have been pleased to host authors Meg Medina, Mac Barnett, and Chris Myers on multiple occasions. This video links to our mention around the 18 minute mark, but…
AOB Partners with the Junior League of Washington
An Open Book is excited to be teaming up with the Junior League of Washington! Click here to read more about our partnership on their website.