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Publishing in a Pandemic

Book release parties, public readings, book tours—because of COVID-19, authors just don’t do ‘em like we used to do. So how does 826DC continue to celebrate with young authors?

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Talking about the Young Authors’ Book Project

Last week, we joined forces with the DC Charter School Alliance and one of our teacher partners from Bridges PCS to talk about the Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP), one of 826DC’s free writing programs!

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Authors, in their Own Words

Meet some of the young authors behind “Sometimes I Have to be Brave!”

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Writing Author Bios

The fourth grade writers behind this year’s Young Authors’ Book Project (YABP) are hard at work on their author bios!

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Introduction to “We Matter”

Who better to introduce “We Matter: Notes from DC’s Generation Z,” by local seventh-grade students, than their incredible teacher?

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“What Did You Write About?”

We asked the seventh-grade journalists of the upcoming 826DC Young Authors’ Book Project collection “We Matter: Notes from DC’s Generation Z,” to sum up what they chose to cover. Here’s what they said:

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