The Institute for Positive Living's Open Book Program

 
Program Sites for the Institiute for Positive Living's Open Book Program
 
Beethoven Elementary School
Beethoven Elementary School
25 W. 47th St.
Chicago, IL 60609


Open Book students from Beethoven Elementary School are pictured with Award-Winning Children’s Book Author Jacqueline Woodson prior to getting their copies of Miracle’s Boys signed. They were among 150 Open Book participants who got a chance to meet Woodson during an Open Book Student/Author Event on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Williams Multiplex, 2710 S. Dearborn in Chicago. The Open Book Participants also performed excerpts and asked interview questions based on Woodson’s books Miracle’s Boys and Locomotion. Open Book is a program of the Institute for Positive Living.
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University of Chicago-Donoghue
Donoghue students perform for author Jacqueline Woodson.

University of Chicago-Donoghue
707 East 37th Street
Chicago, IL 60653


Open Book students from University of Chicago-Donoghue Elementary School perform an excerpt from Jacqueline Woodson’s book Locomotion during an Open Book Student/Author Event on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Williams Multiplex, 2710 S. Dearborn in Chicago. Open Book Participants from several elementary schools got a chance to meet the award-winning author during the event. The Open Book Participants performed excerpts and asked interview questions based on Woodson’s books Miracle’s Boys and Locomotion. The young people also got a chance to have their books signed by Woodson. Open Book is a program of the Institute for Positive Living.
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Johns Academy
Johns Academy
6936 S. Hermitage
Chicago, IL 60636

Open Book students from Vernon Johns Elementary School are pictured with Award-Winning Children’s Book Author Jacqueline Woodson prior to getting their copies of Miracle’s Boys signed. They were among 150 Open Book participants who got a chance to meet Woodson during an Open Book Student/Author Event on Saturday, December 15, 2007 at Williams Multiplex, 2710 S. Dearborn in Chicago. The Open Book Participants also performed excerpts and asked interview questions based on Woodson’s books Miracle’s Boys and Locomotion. Open Book is a program of the Institute for Positive Living.
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John Gregory Elementary


John GregoryElementary
3715 W. Polk St.
Chicago, IL 60624




Lawless Gardens Project
Lawless Garden Open Book participants perform
Lawless Gardens Project
Open Book Offices
435 E. 35th St., 2nd Floor, Suite One
Chicago, IL 60616

Students from the Lawless Gardens site act out a scene from Copper Sun during an Open Book Author Event with Sharon Draper. Copper Sun, inspired by a Draper’s trip to Ghana, isa story about 15-year-old Amari, a girl who has only one thing left—hope—after she being stolen from her village and sold to the highest bidder. More than 200 students, aged 9-14 participated in the event. Open Book is a program of the Institute of Positive Living.
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Mayo Elementary School
Mayo Elementary School
249 E. 37th St.
Chicago, IL 60653


Open Book Participants from Mayo Elementary School perform a poem based on the book Copper Sun by Sharon Draper during the Sixth Annual Lightbearer Benefit Gala for the Institute for Positive Living’s (IPL) Open Book Program on May 3, 2007 at the Marmon Grand Ballroom, 2230 S. Michigan, in Chicago. The poem, “What is Africa to Me” was written by Mayo Student Michael Williams. The Lightbearer Gala was a fundraiser for the Open Book Program, a multi-faceted after-school program that engages youth in activities that encourage development of their reading, writing and critical thinking skills.
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Mayo students from the Open Book Program perform duing the Lightbearer Gala.
McCorkle Elementary School
McCorkle School students perform during an Open Book author event
McCorkle Elementary School
4421 South State Street
Chicago, IL 60609


Pictured here are Open Book participants from McCorkle Elementary School performing an excerpt from Copper Sun by Sharon Draper during one of Open Book's author events. Copper Sun, inspired by a Draper’s trip to Ghana, isa story about 15-year-old Amari, a girl who has only one thing left - hope - after she being stolen from her village and sold
to the highest bidder.
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Ryder Elementary School


William H. Ryder Elementary
8716 S. Wallace St.
Chicago, IL 60620



White Career Academy

White Career Academy
1136 W. 122nd Street
Chicago, IL 60643


Students from White Career Academy act out a scene from Copper Sun during an Open Book Author Event with Sharon Draper. Copper Sun, inspired by a Draper’s trip to Ghana, isa story about 15-year-old Amari, a girl who has only one thing left—hope—after she being stolen from her village and sold to the highest bidder. More than 200 students, aged 9-14 participated in the event. Open Book is a program of the Institute of Positive Living.
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Wiliams Multiplex
Williams students perform at an Open Book author event.

Wiliams Multiplex
2710 S. Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60616


Open Book Participants from Williams Multiplex perform a piece based on the book Copper Sun  by Sharon Draper during the Sixth Annual Lightbearer Benefit Gala for the Institute for Positive Living’s (IPL) Open Book Program on May 3, 2007 at the Marmon Grand Ballroom, 2230 S. Michigan, in Chicago. The Lightbearer Gala was a fundraiser for the Open Book Program, a multi-faceted after-school program that engages youth in activities that encourage development of their reading, writing and critical thinking skills.
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