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Behind the Scenes: Sidney Poitier for Bank Street & McGraw Hill’s Reading Incentive Series

Sidney Poitier - Reading Incentive Series behind-the-scences

The Reading Incentive Film Series was a joint program between Bank Street College of Education and McGraw Hill, encouraging children to read through engaging & interactive stories read by popular celebrities at the time. For more pictures, visit our Facebook page at

For more on the Reading Incentive Series, download John Niemeyer’s article on the program here.