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In June 2021, we honored our healthcare heroes, as well as children’s author and illustrator, Susie Jaramillo, for her commitment to diverse and inclusive books. We are delighted to share the winners of the six awards!



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Press Release: ROR GNY utilizes collective impact bargaining for bulk diverse book order

January 31, 2022
New York is one of the most diverse places in the world. To ensure that all children feel represented in the books they read, ROR GNY came up with the Book Buddies Initiative

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Press Release: ROR GNY Supports Health + Hospital’s COVID-19 Test and Trace Corps with Books and Literacy Supports for Families

November 16, 2021
This fall, an additional 8,000 books were distributed to families with young children when they received a COVID-19 test, totaling over 30,000 books in 2021.

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Press Release: ROR GNY receives its largest funding increase from New York City Council

October 29, 2021
All funding will help over 200,000 New York City children gain free access to quality, diverse books and literacy guidance

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Great.com Interviews Reach Out And Read GNY About Setting Children Up For Success

October 25, 2021
Joshua Rhodes from Great.com interviewed Kristen Rocha Aldrich from Reach Out and Read GNY as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series is an antidote to negative news stories that aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world.

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ROARing Times August 2021 Newsletter

August 1, 2021
What’s new at ROR GNY in August 2021? Progress reports, Vooks Logins, UpSquad, and more…

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ROARing Times July 2021 Newsletter

July 1, 2021
Thank you to everyone who was able to attend our Keynote and Award Ceremony in June. Watch the full ceremony…

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Susie Jaramillo Wins Mills Tannenbaum Award

May 14, 2021
We are thrilled to announce the winner of Reach Out and Read of Greater New York’s Mills Tannenbaum Award for Children’s Literacy — Susie Jaramillo…

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What’s New at Reach Out and Read GNY: May 2021

May 1, 2021
UPCOMING EVENT: Keynote and Awards Ceremony Rising to the Moment with Inclusion and Relational Health…

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Vooks Joins with Reach Out and Read Of Greater New York to Give Over 75,000 Children Free Access to the Vooks Library

March 10, 2021
Reach Out and Read of Greater New York partners with Vooks to bring their healthcare providers across New York books & encourage literacy in underserved communities.

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Mills Tannenbaum Award Recipient Announced: Andrea Davis Pinkney

Jul 31, 2018
At the Reach Out and Read of Greater New York Annual Benefit and Auction, June 5, 2018, at…

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Announcing Literacy Champion Award Recipient 2018, Dr. Leora Mogilner

Jul 31, 2018
We are thrilled to announce that the Reach Out and Read of Greater New York Medical Director, instrumental…

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Spotlight On: Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center

Jul 31, 2018
In honor of our 20th anniversary and in celebration of our upcoming annual benefit and auction on Tuesday, June…

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Spotlight on: Books Are Magic in Cobble Hill Brooklyn

Jul 31, 2018
As part of the run-up to our 20th Anniversary Benefit and Gala, June 5 at the Loeb Boathouse in Central Park, we…

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Announcing Impact Award Recipient: Eileen FitzPatrick

Jul 31, 2018
We are delighted to honor Eileen FitzPatrick with the Reach Out and Read of Greater New York Impact Award, in…

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Happy Friday everyone! We’re ecstatic to welcome Tucker as our special guest reader today with a great story. The story is called Brown Baby Lullaby by Tameka Fryer Brown, illustrated by AG Ford, and published by Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (BYR). We hope you enjoy this read-aloud and have a great weekend!#reachoutandreadgny #readtogether #RORGNY #childrensbooks ... See MoreSee Less

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Wonderful Wednesday everyone! We’re excited to welcome Sana as our special guest reader today with a great story! The story is called Hello Light House by Sophie Blackall, illustrated by Sophie Blackall, and published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. We hope you enjoy this read-aloud!#reachoutandreadgny #readtogether #RORGNY #childrensbooks ... See MoreSee Less

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Magnificent Monday everyone! We’re thrilled to welcome Vanessa as our special guest reader today with a great story in Spanish! The story is called Todo empezo con Caracol by Katja Reider, illustrated by Angela von Roehl, and published by Katja Reider. We hope you enjoy this read-aloud!#reachoutandreadgny #readtogether #RORGNY #childrensbooks ... See MoreSee Less

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Want to know how you can still support early literacy during this time? Donate to Reach Out & Read! We're still handing out books through our amazing network of pediatric clinics! 📚💪

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What do The Curious Garden, Otter the Best Job Ever, and Grandma's Tiny House: a Counting Story have in common? They're our read alouds next week!

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Happy Sunday! Have you read a good book with your kiddos lately? Leave it in the comments below for other parents and caregivers to read with their loved ones.

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