System messages


Don't miss out! Log in or sign up to:

  • Bookmark listings to review later
  • Save your favorite searches
  • Receive daily emails of listings that interest you
  • Share listings with your network
  • Connect with your favorite organizations
  • Post opportunities for your organization
Log in Sign up

Actions on this page

Organization logo

Behind the Book

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: October 6, 2014, 9:36 PM

Description

Behind the Book is a nonprofit organization that promotes literacy and a reading culture in underserved New York City public schools.

In the midst of shrinking education budgets, Behind the Book (BtB) offers NYC students a refreshingly creative and empowering experience. We bring authors and their books into individual classrooms to build literacy skills and create a community of life-long readers and writers. Authors teach a series of workshops that engage and inspire students and culminate in the publication of a writing project, such as an illustrated book, a school newspaper, or a short story anthology.

We are the only 501(c)(3) in New York City motivating youth to read through a program of book donations and author visits connected to classroom curriculum.

Behind the Book's listings

See all (2)
  • Book Design Volunteer for short term projects - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 9, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Behind the Book is looking for volunteers to design and format the books produced by our students after working with our published authors. Each project takes ...
  • Classroom Volunteer - Volunteer Opportunity

    Last updated:
    October 6, 2014
    Location:
    New York, NY, US
    Description:
    Behind the Book makes New York City public school students excited about reading. We bring authors and their books into high-need classrooms to build literacy s...

Behind the Book's activity stream

See all (57)

Behind the Book's organizations

No connections yet. Click here to connect this organization with your own organization.

Behind the Book's people

See all (13)

Contact information

Email:
Log in to view email addresses.
Website:
http://www.behindthebook.org
Government ID number:
32-0086097
Phone:
212-222-3627
Fax:
212-222-3651
Address:
216 West 135th Street, Ground Floor, New York, NY, 10030, US

Keywords

Administrators

Sign up or log in to administer this page.