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Perspective | Support programs providing North Carolina’s children with summer books

By Mark I. WestJune 8, 2021 There is a special connection between summer and children’s literature. I am keenly aware of that, as an English professor with an expertise in children’s literature. Many books for young readers are set during the summer months. In fact, the word “summer” figures in the titles of some of …

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Winning the future for our kids is within reach

By Ginger Young, April 18, 2021 | Featured by EdNC I woke up on a recent morning to my usual routine: a cup of coffee and a perusal of Heather Cox Richardson’s daily reflections on the state of the world, delivered to my inbox each night while I sleep as part of her “Letters from …

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March 5, 2021

Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library celebrates National Library Lovers Month

By Lily Chubb, The Daily Tar HeelFebruary 18, 2021 February is National Library Lovers Month, and the Friends of Chapel Hill Public Library is celebrating the occasion with special rewards for new and existing members on Saturdays. Secretary Michele Lynn said the Friends is a nonprofit organization that works to garner support and raise money …

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Perspective | Book Harvest equips the next generation of readers through Dream Big

EdNC, Jeanna White, February 15, 2021: Although it looked a little different this year, Dream Big 2021 was just as joyful and exciting as ever, according to Book Harvest Founder Ginger Young. Every year on MLK Day, Book Harvest celebrates the power of community and their big dream of books and literacy for all kids …

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WRAL Out & About: Book Harvest aims to help children read

February 4, 2021: Imagine if every child had access to free books and a love of reading…that’s the mission behind this Durham non-profit. Watch the Segment >>

Chapelboro.com: Dream Big Book Drive!

January 14, 2021: Monday, January 18, Book Harvest is holding its annual Dream Big Book Drive at Durham Central Park! Aaron chats with Ginger Young of Book Harvest. Listen here>>

CBS-17: Book Harvest celebrates 10th annual Dream Big Book Drive on MLK Jr. Day

Watch the full interview with My Carolina. Watch here>>

The Light: 10th Annual Dream Big Book Drive In Durham On Monday!

Every year on MLK Day, Book Harvest celebrates the power of community and their big dream of books and literacy for all kids with our biggest event of the year: Dream Big! The celebration is part book drive, part volunteer event, part community partner fair, part festival, and all party and fun! Head to their …

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ABC-11 Together: Durham’s Book Harvest held its 10th Annual Book Drive

DURHAM (WTVD) — On Monday, January 18, Book Harvest held its 10th Annual Dream Big Book Drive and Community Celebration. Due to safety protocols, the drive was changed to a drive-through event. Long lines of cars were seen at Durham Central Park between Noon – 4 pm as the community joined together to donate new …

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