The NCBLA depends on the support and creative energy of our Board members, as well as organizations that have so generously donated to our cause. We would like to thank and acknowledge the following groups for their ongoing interest and support of our efforts.

Candlewick Press

Candlewick Press, based in Somerville, Massachusetts, publishes outstanding children’s books for readers of all ages. Candlewick Press is 100 percent owned and operated by their employees, making them one of the largest independent publishing companies, not just in the country, but in the world. Candlewick Press is the publisher of the NCBLA’s two books: the anthology Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out and the progressive story game The Exquisite Corpse Adventure.

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The Center for the Book in the Library of Congress

The Center for the Book was established in 1977 to use the resources and prestige of the Library of Congress to promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy. Within the Library, the center is a focal point for celebrating the legacy of books and the printed word. Outside the Library, the center works closely with other organizations to foster understanding of the vital role of books, reading, libraries and literacy in society. On behalf of books and reading, the Center for the Book serves as an advocate, a catalyst, and a source of ideas–both nationally and internationally.

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Reading Rockets

Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

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Reading Is Fundamental

Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. RIF prepares and motivates children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most. RIF inspires children to be lifelong readers through the power of choice.

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Butler Children’s Literature Center at Dominican University

The Butler Children’s Literature Center at Dominican University commits itself to imagination and wonder, encouraging and supporting adults in libraries, classrooms, childcare centers, and homes to engage young people with good books. Dominican University is located in River Forest, Illinois.

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Vermont College of Fine Arts

Vermont College of Fine Arts is a national center for education in the arts, fostering the excellence of emerging and established artists and advancing the arts to create a more humane world. VCFA is located in Montpelier, Vermont.

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