April 10 books begin arriving

Students at the Women's Academy of Excellence, a public HS in the Bronx, with donations from the April 10th event

The ReadThis/Center for Fiction book drive extravaganza on April 10, 2010, yielded thousands of books donated by publishers and individuals. The books shipped out to 10 different schools and youth organizations throughout New York City. Here is a list of the recipient organizations:

-Bushwick IMPACT, an early childhood development program in Brooklyn
-Bellevue Pediatric Center, Manhattan
– Kingsbridge Innovative Design Charter School (KIDCS), a new public elementary school in the Bronx, NY
– PS 20, Anna Silver School, a public elementary school on the Lower East Side
– PS 54, Samuel Barnes Elementary School, a public school in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn
Young Women’s Leadership School (TYWLS), a public middle and high school for girls in Harlem
– KEEN (Kids Enjoy Exercise Now), a special needs program for ages 4 to 21, in NYC
– Women’s Academy of Excellence, a public high school in the Bronx
– Young Women’s Leadership School in Queens
– Science Skills Center High School, a public school in Brooklyn

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