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.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Monday, July 15, 2013
Chances 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
Monday, July 1, 2013
As simple as it sounds, reading books can reverse the summer slide in literacy skills for even the poorest children.
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.
Saturday, February 23, 2013
From Poudre School District
Students at Laurel Elementary School of Arts and Technology recently received new books thanks to the work of two non-profit agencies in northern Colorado.
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."
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Laurel Elementary Book Delivery, The Coloradoan
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.
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.