We are ever-so-grateful to AT&T’s support for one of the highlights of our spring publishing lineup, “The Monster Gasped, OMG!”, one of three titles published by 826 National chapters this spring in collaboration with #ATTImpact. This collection of student-written monster stories, compiled into a beautifully designed and illustrated book would not have been possible without the support of AT&T. 826 National’s CEO Gerald Richards and AT&T Director of Social Innovation Anne Wintroub discuss the power of giving back on AT&T’s Connect To Good blog >> here
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If you haven't had a chance to review the highlights from our 2014-2015 school year, feel free to peruse our Annual Report.
Thanks to volunteer Gage Salzano for designing such a beautiful publication!
Our Publishing department has been working overtime this spring, producing a whopping SEVEN books of the most amazing, inspired, hilarious, and moving student writing.
Our spring 2016 releases include memoir field trip chapbooks, “Running Fast, Scared and Shaking,” “Fire in My Heart,” and “Laughing and Humming to Pass the Time,” in addition to our Youth Advisory collection “A Record in Space,” workshop collection “Not Minding How Gloomy it Looks Outside,” After-School Tutoring and Writing students' "This Could Go on for Centuries," and last (but definitely not least!) our Young Authors Book Project, “The Monster Gasped, ‘OMG!’” All of these beautiful books are available for purchase now at the Wicker Park Secret Agent Supply Co. ANDDDDD all purchases benefit our FREE student programming so we can continue giving Chicago’s young authors publishing opportunities like these.
Does an evening of rock n’ roll improv in support of our student programming sound like a good time? (hint: yes) We are ever so grateful that Chicago’s Rhythm Method will be performing to support our students on June 26th at the Mission Theater. The best part? Tickets are only $12! >> Details
We couldn’t be prouder of the student-authors of Brentano Math & Science Academy that made our audience laugh, cry, and gasp "OMG!" this past weekend at Printers Row Lit Fest. Students brought their stories to life with loud and expressive voices, friends and family went wild with applause and cheers. Books were signed, pictures were taken, and our student authors generally agreed that being famous is tough (but rewarding) work!
Big thanks to everyone who made “The Monster Gasped, ‘OMG!’” possible AND to everyone who visited our table at #PRLF2016!‹ First < 2 3 4 5 6 > Last ›