November 29 2017 is Giving Tuesday, “a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others”. If you are thinking about how to participate, please consider making a donation of either funds or books to Books With Wings. The schools we work with are in …Read more..
Ms. W., whose students feature in this post, very kindly took the time to write to us herself. Here is an excerpt from her letter: (Click on the image to enlarge it.) Transcription: Thanks so much from our class 3A for all the lovely books. …Read more..
The letters that you see in our gallery and in our news posts are responses to the ones we include with the books we send. We are always thrilled when the children write to us to tell us what they think of the stories they read, and we respond to each and every letter we …Read more..
Once again, we would like to thank First Book Canada for providing us with several hundred excellent new books for our schools. We are so grateful for your continued support. We would also like to thank Rakesh Tripathi and the children of TMS School in Toronto for holding a second book drive for Books With …Read more..
We were absolutely thrilled to receive this wonderful note from Mr. H., whose students wrote us the lovely letters you saw in this post and in our gallery. “[W]e received the books and [the children] were very excited to see that you had books specifically for them. … We checked out the letters that you …Read more..
Happy New Year to you all! We have had a very exciting start to 2013. We have just mailed our 3000th book, which is a terrific milestone for us. Thank you again to our sponsors and to everyone who has donated funds and books. We are so grateful for your continuing support. Some of these …Read more..
We have been so lucky to receive some terrific letters from the kids telling us about the books they read. Some of these are from individual children, while others are from entire classes whose teachers have made reading the books a group activity. This week, we were especially happy to receive a letter directly from …Read more..
Books With Wings is thrilled to be featured in First Book Canada’s October 2012 newsletter as a Friend of First Book Canada! You can find out more about this terrific organization and sign up for the newsletter here. We are truly grateful for the continuing support of the whole FBC family. Thanks to Paula Banks …Read more..
The summer is a quiet time for us as the schools we work with are all closed for the vacation period. However, this doesn’t mean that we stop working away, especially when we have such enthusiastic supporters! We’d particularly like to thank the Toronto children (and their parents) who used their summer birthday parties to …Read more..
As we come to the end of the school year, we’d like to share with you a lovely and unexpected thank you we received from the Vice-Principal of a Manitoba school. Hi … The books that you sent us this year were excellent. Many were used as rewards for students for good attendance and growth …Read more..