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National Young Readers Week

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all about it

National Young Readers Week is an annual event that was co-founded in 1989 by Pizza Hut and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. To make this week special, many schools recruit local “celebrities” to read aloud a favorite children’s book to classrooms.
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one more story

Enhance your storytime with Read & Do plans that feature the free online stories compliments of One More Story and BOOK IT!

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How I Became a Pirate
Song and Dance Man
This is a Tree: A Story of the Baobab
Yesterday I had the Blues


for principals

This year, the BOOK IT! Program is challenging every school principal to "read your heart out" during National Young Readers Week, November 12-16, 2012. The research shows that the single most important factor in raising a reader is reading aloud. And the only way to get better at reading is to do it... so grab your books and do it! See how it works

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