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Mission Statement

Behind The Book's mission is to motivate New York City public school students to become engaged readers by connecting them to contemporary writers and illustrators and their books to build literacy skills, and create a community of life-long readers and writers. Our programs take place in underserved pre-K-12 public schools, are part of the class curricula, and meet the Common Core Standards.

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Behind the Book is a non-profit organization that brings authors into New York City public school classrooms to enhance literacy in the urban curriculum.

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