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Leslie Hale
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WE'VE MOVED!
Thanks for visiting! Books for Keeps has moved to its new online home. Please visit us over at www.booksforkeeps.org . Our new website has everything contained in this old blog -- and much more!

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You can't teach an old blog new tricks
Books for Keeps is, at its core, a grassroots effort to just get books in the hands of kids in need. In the earliest days, this blog was a lifeline for Melaney – she used it to broadcast everything from book shortages to leaky roof crises to the news that B...

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Happy Diary of a Wimpy Kid Release Day!
It’s a good day for the Wimpy Kid. The latest installment in the perennially popular series following middle-schooler Greg Heffley was released today. This is the eighth book in the series, and we are gearing up for the flood of children we serve asking us ...

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On great progress and big steps – and the help we need to reach the finish line
It’s been a while since we posted any updates. That’s because we’ve been busy little bees. It’s the time of year when we have to take careful stock of the books we have on hand so we know where to fill in the gaps leading up to May distributions. Here’s the...

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It's the most wonderful time of the year (for "Wimpy Kid" fans)
It's that time of year, when all of the good little boys and girls count the days until he arrives. Think we're talking about Santa? No way. In November, Greg Heffley returns in the eighth installment of "Diary of a Wimpy Kid," entitled “Hard Luck.” We need...

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Book Drive month - updated locations and great progress!
We're getting tons of fun updates from our book drive site hosts already, just a week into the month. We've also had a handful of additional book drive hosts sign up since we last posted, and wanted to say "thank you" to our updated list of hosts, plus let ...

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Thank you book drive hosts! We're still looking for additional hosts - get in touch with leslie.hale@booksforkeeps.org to sign up!

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Ben & Jerry's is hosting a percentage night tonight benefiting BFK - come on by from 6 to 8 and buy a scoop!
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