My Baltimore Book

Impact

Since Spring 2016, over 14,000 free copies of My Baltimore Book have been distributed to Baltimore City Public School third graders.


After using My Baltimore Book during the 17-18 school year, Baltimore City Public School teachers were surveyed about the experience. Here's what they had to say:

93%

93% of teachers report being very likely to use the book again.

73%

73% teachers strongly agreed or agreed that their students feel more capable of making changes in their lives and community after using My Baltimore Book.

93%

93% teachers strongly agreed or agreed that My Baltimore Book was a valuable tool for social studies teaching and learning.

80%

80% teachers strongly agreed or agreed that My Baltimore Book was a valuable tool for literacy teaching and learning

  • “I was able to bring it home and share it with my parents. I had a great time with my book.”

    BALTIMORE CITY THIRD GRADER

  • “Students loved interacting with My Baltimore Book because it meant doing something different and interactive... If we ever missed a day due to a school closing, students would ask when we would catch up in our books.”

    ALTIMORE CITY THIRD GRADE TEACHER