Hearts, Imaginations, and Book Sharing

By Ginger Young, Executive Director This piece originally appeared in the Durham Herald-Sun on September 20, 2015. Casey froze in mid-step. The circle of classmates around him fell silent. The air in the school library was thick with suspense. The second grader was at Book Harvest’s Books on Break event in June, filling his Books… Read more »

Ready to Rock?

By Daniele Berman, Operations Manager Perhaps we sound like a broken record (ha!), but we promise the rockstars at THIS SATURDAY’s Triangle Corporate Battle of the Bands won’t! In case you missed the news, McKinney has selected Book Harvest as the beneficiary of this year’s event, and it promises to be an epic Battle for the Pages. But don’t worry if you’re… Read more »

Read and Reread: Up a Road Slowly

This week’s post is a book review written by a guest blogger, Jennie-Rebecca Falcetta, a lifelong reader living on the North Shore of Massachusetts. She’s lucky enough to read books for a living with the amazing students at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, where she is Assistant Professor of Liberal Arts.  I must have read… Read more »

BOOKS TO GO for Tweens and Teens

By Daniele Berman, Operations Manager If you’re familiar with Book Harvest, it’s likely you’re familiar with our programs for young children: our Book Babies program encourages kindergarten readiness by helping Medicaid-eligible families build home libraries for their children from birth all the way until they start school, and our Books on Break program combats “summer slide” by ensuring that elementary… Read more »