Author Archives: Joey Mathis

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Focus on First Book, For Educators

Three Ways to Make a Difference for a Child 

This guest post was written by Joey Mathis, a First Book Marketing and Communication intern. She is currently an undergrad student at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. Are you looking for a way to have a positive impact on the world? You can start by helping a child… Read More
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Focus on First Book, For Educators

Six Reasons to Join First Book’s Network of Educators

Joey Mathis is a First Book Marketing and Communication intern. She is currently an undergrad student at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, each year the average public school teacher spends over $500 of their own money on necessary supplies and… Read More
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16 Books to Learn About & Celebrate Pride Month

This guest post was written by Joey Mathis, a First Book Marketing and Communication intern. She is currently an undergrad student at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.  The Pride book list was curated by Lee Butler, First Book’s Senior Cataloging Manager. Every June, First Book celebrates Pride Month as… Read More