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70,389 Children’s Books for 14,208 Students!

Book Harvest Provides 70,389 Children’s Books to 14,208 StudentsIn Thirty-Five Schools Across Four Counties May 25, 2023, Durham, NC: Book Harvest successfully wrapped up Books on Break 2023, providing 14,208 students in 35 public pre-kindergarten and elementary schools with 70,389 books. Books on Break ran from May 4 through May 22, reaching every student in …

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Dublin Primary School launches Books on Break

Dublin Primary School launches Books on BreakStaff report, Bladen Journal – May 22, 2023 ELIZABETHTOWN — Students at Dublin Primary School (DPS) will have plenty to read over their summer break thanks to Book Harvest, an organization based in Durham, NC. Susie Holland, a retired school librarian, and former Dublin Primary School classroom teacher, was …

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Book Harvest Provides Two Millionth Book

May 4, 2023 | Press Release Book Harvest provided its two millionth book to Lucy, a first grade student at Little River K-8 School in Durham, marking a landmark achievement for the organization. The two millionth book, “I’ll Build You a Bookcase” (by Jean Ciborowski Fahey, illustrated by Simone Shin) was harvested on May 3, …

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On Air Today: Dream Big Book Drive

Jan 12, 2023 | Aaron Keck | On Air Today Aaron chats with Book Harvest‘s Benay Hicks about the annual Dream Big Book Drive, Monday from 1-4 pm at the Golden Belt campus in Durham. Read More>>

20+ Great Things to Do in North Carolina in January

January 12, 2023 | NC Tripping These things to do in North Carolina in January will get your year started on the right foot! Our guide shares the best events during our coldest winter month. January is a month of new beginnings in North Carolina, where you can slow down and relax after the holiday …

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Book Harvest on My Carolina

Jan 9, 2023 | My Carolina, CBS-17 Watch Segment >>

ABC11 Together Perspectives for January 8, 2023

Sunday, January 8, 2023 6:15AM Every MLK Day Book Harvest celebrates the power of community during its annual Big Dream MLK Day Book Drive and Community Celebration. This year the event will take place at Durham’s Golden Belt Campus from 1-4PM. >> Watch the segment

On a Personal Note (Holiday Giving Edition)

December 1, 2022 | By Frank Bruni, New York Times >> Read the Article Whenever people ask me how to become better writers, I tell them to become better readers. Yes, they should write and revise and then revise and write some more. They should practice. That’s crucial. But the way they’ll know, on a …

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Bringing Books to Children with Book Harvest

November 15, 2022 | Amber Freeman, My Carolina Watch the clip: https://www.cbs17.com/my-carolina/bringing-books-to-children-with-book-harvest/

Perspective | How Rescue Plan funds are helping kids across North Carolina

November 14, 2022 | By Adam Sotak, Education NC From diapers to housing, historic American Rescue Plan funds have created huge opportunities to address local needs. Local governments and school boards across North Carolina are using those funds to make innovative investments in the community groups that know their populations best. A new tool from …

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