Promoting Literacy $10 at a Time

Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.
—Maya Angelou

The Colchester Education Association (CEA) recently donated another round of $10 Barnes and Noble gift cards to students in Colchester School District to help promote the district’s literacy efforts. The CEA’s gift card giveaway—twenty-four of them all across the district!—also provides the winning students with additional opportunities to add to their personal libraries.

Here are the lucky recipients from Malletts Bay School!

MBS Ospreys display their Barnes & Noble gift cards

MBS Ospreys display their Barnes & Noble gift cards

If you would like to read some or all of our five-part primer on literacy, please click here.

Happy reading!

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