Chris Barash

Chris Barash is Director of Acquisitions and Chair of the Book Selection Committee at PJ Library. Prior to her work at HGF, Chris taught various elementary grades in Jewish day schools and was Head of School at Sinai Academy of the Berkshires in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. She is also a published children’s book author. Chris lives in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains of western Massachusetts.

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Line drawing of the Barn at Boyds Mills

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Equity & Inclusion in Kidlit

The Highlights Foundation positively impacts children by amplifying the voices of storytellers who inform, educate, and inspire children to become their best selves.  Learn more about our impact.

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