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Dear Friends ...
Our founder, Chris Bradshaw, reflects on 2011 -- 6 years, 701 libraries, over 25,000 American supporters, 139 libraries started this year, and a fabulous Partners Summit in Swaziland.
Newsletter 2011 (.pdf)
Our 2011 year in review: 139 new libraries (701 total), a third African Partners Summit, two Swazi Compassion in Action Award winners, a new partner in Ghana -- read all about it! view 2011 newsletter
ALP Ten 'n Six (11/11)
Top six things you should know about ALP, and top ten bookdrives (so far) of 2011!
Tips from a Serial Bookdriver (10/11)
Kristen Lee is an elementary school Teacher Librarian in California who has done two ALP bookdrives with her young students. Here are her tips for success.
Literacy Advocacy in Lesotho (9/11)
Peace Corps Volunteer Joey Lehnhard just presented a paper on literacy work in Lesotho at the International Reading Association's Pan-African Conference in Botswana. Read about her journey and her findings.
Carolyn's Amazing Swazi Adventure (8/11)
Saw'bona! Hello! I just returned from an amazing adventure to Swaziland...
Principals get Punked for African Literacy (6/11)
How far would you go to promote world-wide learning and literacy? This spring, two principals made an irresistible wager for ALP and then demonstrated their devotion in front of the entire student body.
"Valentines" Container Rolls into Lesotho (5/11)
ALP’s fourth container for Lesotho shipped on Valentine’s Day and arrived April 2, 2011. Find out how the container was met and what happened next!
Bar/Bat Mitzvahs Start ALP Libraries (4/11)
When you are a teen and first learning about the challenges facing the developing world, what can you do to make things better?
ALP Expands to Ghana (3/11)
Last spring, Ernest Ankomah called ALP Founder Chris Bradshaw daily…from Ghana. Will you please partner with us to start libraries in Ghana? We will be your best partner ever!