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Open Books: We're on a Manhunt for Positive Male Role Models -
Refer a male friend to volunteer in an Open Books literacy program and you’ll not only earn a $10 gift card to the Open Books store but you’ll be the catalyst for a high-need student’s transformational learning experience too!
During the month of January, you can earn a $10 gift card…
Some photos from a wonderful month spent with The Book Thief, Markus Zusak, more wonderful speakers and Chicago readers!
We were lucky enough to have TWO amazing artists (Steve Musgrave and Jenny Goldstick) working with us for “Read, Draw, Discuss”, our One Book, One Chicago and Chicago Public Library collaboration!
In three different Chicago Public Library locations, we met up with CPL facilitators and teens to discuss this year’s One Book, One Chicago pick, The Book Thief by Markus Zusak. The unique narrator (Death himself) and the twists and turns of the story gave us lots to talk and draw about! Here, Jenny explains how to choose a moment for creating visual imagery to accompany a text.