Book Donation program

Each September we will provide award winning books to selected schools in honor of Rachel's birthday. To date we donated over 170 books to various elementary schools throught New England.

Book Donation 2007

 In 2007 we donated copies of "Al Capone Does My Shirts" by  Gennifer Choldenko, "Miss Rumphius" by Barbara Cooney, Zelda and Ivy; "The Runaways" by Laura McGee Kvasnosky, "Imagine A Day" by Sara Thompson, and "Flotsam" by David Wiesner


Kelly and Ryan presenting books to the Principal of their school in Plymouth.

The book recipients in 2007 were:

C.K Burns School - Saco, ME
Community School - North Attleboro, MA
Hill Roberts Elementary School -Attleboro, MA
Hyman Fine Elementary School - Attleboro, MA
Indian Brook Elementary School - Plymouth, MA
Manomet Elementary School - Plymouth, MA
Marsh Grammar School - Methuen, MA
Roosevelt Avenue School - North Attleboro, MA
Springbrook Elementary School - Westerly, RI
Stephen Olney Elementary School - North Providence, RI
Thomas W. Hamilton Primary School - South Weymouth, MA
W. Tisbury Elementary School - West Tisbury, MA

To request books for your school, e-mail us at

Book Donation 2006

In 2006 we donated copies of "The Hello, Goodbye Window" by Norton Juster, "Criss Cross" by Lynne Rae Perkins, "Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas" by Cynthis Rylant, "Lilly's Big Day" by Kevin Henkes and "Clara's Gift from the Heart" by Mary-Kyle Douglas.

Robert Branagan and author Mary-Kyle Douglas presenting books to Carrie Glenn, principal of Hyman Fine Elementary School. Mrs. Douglas spent the day at the school doing an author presentation and book signing for the first and second grade students.

The book recipients in 2006 were:

Chelsea Elementary School - Chelsea, VT
Comprehensive Grammar School - Methuen, MA
Dighton Elementary School - Dighton, MA
East Taunton Elementary School - Taunton, MA
Grace Farrar Cole School - Norwell, MA
Heights Elementary School - Sharon, MA
Hyman Fine Elementary School - Attleboro, MA
John Duval Elementary School - Whitman, MA
The Ottauquechee School - Quechee, VT
Washington Elementary School - Lowell, MA
Willett Elementary School - Attleboro, MA

To request books for your school, e-mail us at

Book Donation 2005

In 2005 we donated 3 copies of "Kitten's First Full Moon," by Kevin Henkes and 3 copies of "Kira-Kira", by Cynthia Kadohata to ten schools.

The book recipients in 2005 were:

Bakersfield Elementary School - Bakersfield, VT
Center Woods Elementary School - Weare, NH
Consolidated School - New Fairfield, CT
Donald P. Timony Grammar School - Methuen, MA
Hyman Fine Elementary School - Attleboro, MA
John Brown Francis Elementary School - Warwick, RI
North Smithfield Elementary School - North Smithfield, RI
Palmer River Elementary School - Rehoboth, MA
Wakefield Elementary School - Wakefield, RI
Washington Oak Elementary School - Coventry, RI

To request books for your school, e-mail us at

Rachel Branagan Educational Foundation • P.O. Box 624 • Attleboro, MA 02703