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Free book fair gives students a dozen books for summer reading

STAFF REPORTS
Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014

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Crestview students are already absorbed in free books they selected as part of a $15,000 grant to provide each student with 12 free books.

Julie McCombs

Crestview students are already absorbed in free books they selected as part of a $15,000 grant to provide each student with 12 free books.



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Crestview Assistant Principal Jennifer Suber reviews a book selected by Antavion Bryant.
 

Julie McCombs

Crestview Assistant Principal Jennifer Suber reviews a book selected by Antavion Bryant.

 



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Children were given 30 minutes per grade to choose their dozen books.
 

Julie McCombs

Children were given 30 minutes per grade to choose their dozen books.

 



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Books were separated by grades and took up the entire lunchroom.
 
 

Julie McCombs

Books were separated by grades and took up the entire lunchroom.

 

 



Crestview was among 18 Greenville County elementary schools and more than 10,000 students awarded a free book fair, “Make Summer Count”.

Each student in grades 4K-5th grade received 12 free books for summer reading.

The Public Education Partners (PEP) provided the book titles through Scholastic to encourage summer reading. The grant amounted to about $1,000 per school.

 

 

 

 

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