The Whispering Forest

Q is for Queens

A project in Queens, NY by Amol Sarva

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An ABC book for kids about NYC's biggest borough - STRETCH GOAL TO GET IT IN EVERY SCHOOL
Backers: 240
Average Pledge Per Backer: $59

Funded: $14,088 of $8,000
Dates: Mar 17th -> May 16th (60 days)
Project By: Amol Sarva
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Latest News

Queens Parent magazine -- win tix to the US Open

April 28th - via:
Anyone can enter this, tell your friends. If you submit some awesome ideas you can get family tickets to the US Open And of course there is still time to back and get copies from the first run of Q... (Read More)

Kickstarter Campaign Looks to Bring Queens ABC Book to Borough Schools

April 16th - via:
QUEENS, NY - A campaign to fund the creation of a Queens-centric children's book that alphabetically chronicles the borough's famed people and landmarks has expanded in an effort to get copies to local schools and libraries. (Read More)

Q featured on NY1 this week

April 13th - via:
How cool is this?  The book on NY1 Enjoy and spread the word. We only have a few weeks to reach the stretch goal of 35k. We are nearly halfway there. If we make it, we get books to all the schools etc. Everyone who... (Read More)

Get a copy in front of every kid in Queens. We can.

April 6th - via:
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play 00:00 00:00 That's Ron Kim, the elected assemblyman for the heart of Queens in Albany. He reached out this week -- along with a bunch of key people in the borough.  The Daily News,... (Read More)

Thinking caps please: D, H, O, Y, Z

March 30th - via:
I confess I'm having trouble with a few letters  D H O Y Z And X is pretty thin.  We need several ideas for each letter. Help!  (There is an amazing update coming later this week - I'll make sure you hear it here before the "press".) And enjoy... (Read More)

It's happening. Onward!

March 24th - via:
Just seven days and we've made the goal -- Q is for Queens is happening. Wow! Thank you! I know some of you are just backing because you know me (thanks!) but I also hope you are doing it because you love the idea and the project and the mission. If... (Read More)

Wow. What a start.

March 20th - via:
Thank you guys. Some updates below. And stay tuned - in a couple days I'll ask you to ping your Queens friends using a special link I made. In the 2 days since Q is for Queens went up, our book has been  - the top publishing project on all of... (Read More)

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