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Barbara Bush Foundation On the Town

By Jan Carson Check out the Barbara Bush Foundation’s Celebration of Reading feature in Houston Lifestyle Magazine’s May issue. 

Leading by Example: Teen Trendsetters Reading Mentors Help Boost Literacy in Their Community-Uplift Voices

By Lira Mirez Every Monday morning, beginning at 7:30 a.m., 21 Uplift Mighty middle school scholars meet up with 21 Uplift Meridian elementary scholars in the library. What could possibly make scholars want to get up so early to meet up in the library before school starts?   The answer is literature. Uplift Mighty and Meridian scholars have been participating […]

Barbara Bush Foundation Teen Trendsetters, Dillard Students Venture into Everglades with Wildly Popular Author, N.D. Wilson

For Immediate Release: Barbara Bush Foundation Teen Trendsetters, Dillard Students Venture into Everglades with Wildly Popular Author, N.D. Wilson ~Florida swampland, football, flames and fantasy focus of new book, Boys of Blur ~    Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. — More than a dozen teens from the Teen Trendsetters™ Reading Mentors program at Dillard High School and a […]

Authors Talk about Writing at Literacy Benefit-Houston Chronicle

By Maggie Galehouse, Houston Chronicle “A Celebration of Reading,” the 20th annual fundraiser benefiting the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, welcomed four authors to Houston: Eric Blehm, John Grisham, Walter Isaacson and Christina Baker Kline. For Grisham, it was a repeat performance. The author of several best-sellers – including “The Firm,” “The Pelican Brief” […]

Literacy at Sea Celebration Makes a Big Splash with Support of Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation, Best-Selling Authors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Literacy at Sea Celebration Makes a Big Splash with Support of Cruise Industry Charitable Foundation, Best-Selling Authors ~Event honors Barbara Bush Foundation’s 25th anniversary year~  Miami, FL – A shared passion to promote literacy in Florida and across the nation was the inspiration behind a festive Miami Port event aboard the Carnival […]

Bush Literacy Foundation Raises Record $2.9 Million-Houston Chronicle

By Maggie Galehouse, A Celebration of Reading. the 20th annual fundraiser benefiting the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, welcomed four authors to Houston: Eric Blehm, John Grisham, Walter Isaacson and Christina Baker Kline. For Grisham, it was a repeat peformance. The author of several best-sellers — including “The Firm,” “The Pelican Brief” and, most […]

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Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy
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