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HI: Help Book Trust Maui County Provide Books for Needy Keiki

Thursday, June 12, 2014

What was your favorite book as a child? Imagine your world today if you didn't have the opportunity to own a book.

Sadly, this is reality for many kids right here in Maui County.

This spring, book lovers and literacy advocates have the opportunity to make their dollars go twice as far while supporting book ownership for keiki on Maui, Molokai, and Lanai.

General News: How Scholastic Sells Literacy To Generations Of New Readers

Monday, July 15, 2013

The ScholasticChances are you have had contact with Scholastic Publishing at some point in your life: You might have read their magazines in school, or bought a book at one of their book fa

General News: Do Kids Really Have Summer Learning Loss

Monday, July 1, 2013

As simple as it sounds, reading books can reverse the summer slide in literacy skills for even the poorest children.

BT News: Comcast Newsmakers Interviews Amy Friedman

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Beverly Weaver of Comcast Newsmakers interviews Amy Friedman, Executive Director of Book Trust. This interview is airing in rotation during the month of March 2013 on Comcast Entertainment Television (CET) digital channel 105 in Colorado.  It may appear on CNN’s Headline News as well.

BT News: Book Trust and Community Foundation of Northern Colorado Deliver Books to Laurel Students

Saturday, February 23, 2013

From Poudre School District

Laurel Book DeliveryStudents at Laurel Elementary School of Arts and Technology recently received new books thanks to the work of two non-profit agencies in northern Colorado.

BT News: KRCN Repaving Main Street Interview with Amy Friedman

Thursday, February 21, 2013

KRCN 1060 AM Radio: Repaving Main Street with Bill Cobb and M.L. Johnson. "Chasing our dreams in 2013 and one of those dreams is working with nonprofits, making a difference in our community, making a difference with the people in our community. And we are talking with Amy Friedman, she's making a difference with Book Trust. She's helping kids learn how to read."

BT News: Book Trust for Kids

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Laurel Elementary Book Delivery, The Coloradoan

BT News: Book Trust on KRFC 88.5 Community CheckUP

Friday, February 15, 2013

Amy Friedman, Book Trust Executive Director, and Darcy McClure, Fort Collins Regional Advisory Board Member, interviewed by Kim Sharpe with Healthier Communities of Larimer County on Community CheckUP on KRFC 88.9 FM in Colorado. Listen here.

General News: Economic distress does a number on children

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

By Rebecca Luyre, USA Today

The well-being of American children looks to be a mixed bag, with gains in academic achievement and health offset by growing economic distress, a new study finds.

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