We are so excited to celebrate the 2019 New Year with the sending of our 14,000th book. Thank you to all those who have given Books with Wings the chance to flourish. A profound thank you on behalf of all our students to Perimeter Airlines, First Book Canada, The Urban Systems Foundation, and the Port …Read more..
Books with Wings gratefully acknowledges the generosity of Alpha Textbooks, which has provided over 200 activity books in math and literacy, as well as wonderful fictional works. On behalf of all our students, thank you!Read more..
Books with Wings is so grateful for the continued support of The Urban Systems Foundation. Their remarkable gift will enable us to send thousands of brand new books to indigenous children living on isolated reserves. Thank you for the long-term support, which has allowed us to reach more and more children every year.Read more..
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..
We’d like to extend an enormous thank you to Ms. Werb’s Grade 3/4 students at Whitchurch Highlands Public School in Stouffville for their extremely generous book donation. The children selected the books themselves from the Scholastic catalogue and they made some fantastic choices. Clearly, you all have very good taste! We’ll soon be sending the …Read more..
We were thrilled to receive an envelope full of letters from Garden Hill, some from students who have written to us many times before, and others from kids who are introducing themselves to us for the first time. Here are some lovely letters about about Disney’s Wonderful World of Dinosaurs by Christina Wilsdon. Kessie has …Read more..
We recently received our first batch of letters of the academic year, all the way from Kashechewan. Among other books, we sent Big Rig Bugs, which was a big hit with Miss Ashley’s senior kindergarten class. (Click on the image to enlarge it.) Book: Big Rig …Read more..
Just before the summer break, we were lucky enough to receive the first batch of letters from our newest partner school in God’s Lake Narrows, Manitoba. Thank you so much to Derwin, Genene, Kalyssa and Kiersten for writing to us. A special thanks to Kateleen for her wonderful penguin picture! We look forward to hearing …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..