Events

When:

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 through Saturday, April 1, 2017

Where:

Multiple Drop Off Locations:
Nexus Building, Room 144
University Center, Lobby
Hagedorn Hall, Room 201
Earle Hall, Lower Level (Bridges Office)
 
 
Tagged: Diversity, Mentoring Program

Adelphi Mentoring Program Book Drive

Ongoing Event


Donate books for elementary and middle school students that showcase diverse characters.

The Adelphi Mentoring Program Book Drive was inspired by the #1000BlackGirlBooks Movement.

Drop off locations:
Nexus Building, Room 144
University Center, Lobby
Hagedorn Hall, Room 201
Earle Hall, Lower Level (Bridges Office)

You can drop off books through April 1 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Wondering what to donate?

Here are some suggested titles that support the mission of the #1000BlackGirlBooks movement.

  • Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
  • The Magnificent Mya Tibbs by Crystal Allen
  • President of the Whole Fifth Gade by Sherri Winston
  • Gabriela (American Girl: Girl of the Year 2017 Series #1) by Teresa E. Harris
  • Gabriela Speaks Out (American Girl: Girl of the Year 2017 Series #2) by Teresa E. Harris
  • Who is Michelle Obama? by Megan Stine
  • Who was Harriet Tubman? by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • Who was Maya Angelou? by Angela Labrecque
  • Who Was Rosa Parks? by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
  • The Golden Girls of Rio by Nikkolas Smith
  • Firebird by Misty Copeland
  • Misty Copeland: Life in Action by Misty Copeland
  • Ada Twist, the Scientist by Andrea Beaty
  • Hidden Figures: Young Readers’ Edition by Margot Lee Shetterly

For further information, please contact:

Jennifer Ganley
e – jganley@adelphi.edu
p – 516.877.3410

Chotsani West
e – cwest@adelphi.edu
p – 516.877.3182

 
Tagged: Diversity, Mentoring Program