Partnering with the Wolf Humanities Center 


In partnership with the Penn’s Wolf Humanities Center, the A•Book•A•Day Program is donating twelve new titles of diverse children’s books and three academic publications for the Behind the Book initiative. These titles will be added to the libraries of the Henry C. Lea School and the Penn Alexander School in West Philadelphia to be used by both students and educators.

Teaching For Black Lives
Spotted Tail







The Undefeated
A Place Inside Of Me












Overground Railroad


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You
Fry Bread
Woodpecker Girl
Becoming Billie Holiday
A, Too, Am America
Separate Is Never Equal

Freedom Soup


The New Teacher Book







When Stars Are Scattered








Partnering with Penn’s History of Art Department

We are honored to announce the new partnership between the History of Art Department and the A•Book•A•Day Program. Our program is dedicated to finding titles that promote visual literacy, and we are always looking for exciting new publications that feature the work of brilliant artists. The following selection of books is going to the Henry Charles Lea and Penn Alexander schools thanks to the generous support of Penn’s History of Art.

Drawing On Walls: A Story Of Keith Haring
Milo Imagines The World










Yayoi Kusama: From Here to Infinity
Take a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee!
Telephone Tails 
Share Your Rainbow




Nonsense! The Curious Story of Edward Gorey




A Life Made By Hand


















Partnering with Sephardic Balkans: Jewish Heritage Trips

In support and solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, Sephardic Balkans: Jewish Heritage Trips is contributing multiple copies of the following titles to the Henry Charles Lea and Penn Alexander schools. Thank you.


Ghost Boys
Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes
Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Rise!: From Caged Bird to Poet of the People, Maya Angelou


The Power of Her Pen
My Silent Loud: The Voice Inside Every Little Black Boy






My Nana and Me
Let the Children March



Equality’s Call







Dear Black Boy
Brothers in Hope



Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration