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…

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…