Everybody Wins with An Open Book!

An Open Book is pleased to partner with Everybody Wins! DC (EWDC), a nonprofit promoting children’s literacy and a love of learning by pairing children with reading mentors. Appreciating that “the art and craft of storytelling is an essential part…

Past Issues of the AOB Newsletter

Did you miss an issue of AOB’s Newsletter?  Catch up on prior happenings, and send us an email if you would like to receive future editions! April 2017 Newsletter December 2016 Newsletter November 2016 Newsletter May 2016 Newsletter April 2016…

Tonya Bolden at McKinley Tech

Author Tonya Bolden’s presentation was an end of school year treat for students from 11th grade AP History as well as a few students from McKinley Technology High School’s Media Center Book Club.  In speaking with the high schoolers, Ms.…

Bweela Steptoe at Cleveland Elementary School

Bweela Steptoe visited AOB and spoke with students about growing up as a muse and model for her late father, the incredibly talented John Steptoe.  First and second graders at Cleveland Elementary School appreciated hearing Bweela’s thoughts about how to draw creative inspiration…

Grace Lin at Burroughs Education Campus

The multi-talented Grace Lin’s magic tricks mystified a captivated classroom full of fourth graders while engaging them with a costumed and scripted folk tale presentation at Burroughs Education Campus.  The students in the audience “Ohhhh”‘ed and “Hmmm”‘ed on cue and…