The Books for Kids Fall Gala is a celebration of literacy and our largest annual fundraiser. Your support ensures more children will gain access to books and literacy programs during the most critical years of their development.
We hope to see you at our Party at the Pier!

Thursday, September 17, 2020

6:30PM - 10:00PM

Current at Chelsea Piers
in NYC

Pier 59, Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011

  2020 Awards  

Penguin Young Readers

will be honored with the John Graham Tucker Leadership Award

Mike Curato & the
Little Elliot Series

will be honored with the Book of the Year Award

  2020 Sponsors  

Want to sponsor this year's event? Learn about our sponsorship opportunities HERE 
or reach out to
 Robin Adelson:, 212.760.2665

Author Sponsors

Illustrator Sponsors

Hirsh Family Foundation

Bibliophile Sponsors

The Sani Family Foundation

  Host Committee  

Carol Anderson    

Mary Athridge*    

Amanda* & Townsend Baldwin    

Christopher Berger* & Anna Harmon

Ted Broslma-Haralambopoulos    

Selma Bueno *   

Kay Du Fernandez* & Frank Fernandez

Steven Fuchs* & Brian Lancaster

Amelia Hill    

Amanda* & Bret Hirsh    

Ronit* & Doron Kalman    

Jennifer Reiner *   

Suraj* & Deepka Sani    

Evangeline Shih* & David Decima

Graham* & Lauren Stevens    

Rebecca* & Marc Strongin    

Ron Sussman *  

James A. Ingram    

Maya G. Kalman    

Natalia Wojcik    

Rob Bachmann

*member of BFK Board of Directors

We're dedicated to creating a country where every child is surrounded by books and has access to the high-quality educational opportunities they deserve. Join Us.
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