World Book Night USA – R.I.P. 2012-2014???

Sad news to tell as the American branch of World Book Night, the nationwide event where people volunteer to distribute books for free, has come to what is at least a temporary close, due to funding. BHS had participated in WBN in each of its three years, and our festivities included a book scavenger hunt, a detective quest, a scavenger hunt, a Twitter contest, and teacher-selected recipients. In three years, 180 World Book Night books went out to BHS students and staff. We are saddened to see the end of this fine program. If it does get back on its feet, we will be sure to sign up once again. In the meantime, to read more about our participation, revisit our posts on…

The Inaugural Year

A Boston Globe article from 2012, highlighting BHS’s involvement

Our 2013 Festivities (when things started getting more unusual…)

The 2014 Wrap-Up

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