I used to give books away when I worked for Migrant Education. The kids’s faces lit up when they got to pick out a free book and take it home. For some it was the only children’s book in the home. Now individuals have that same rare opportunity to light up someone’s life to a book you choose for them. Have you read any of these? Do you recognize an author you love? Take your pick, sign up, and see if you are chosen! Thanks to Share Chair for spreading the word, and feel free to pass it on.

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I am SO excited to share this information with all of you!!!

World Book Night 2013 is underway!!!

If you haven’t heard of it, you are in for a treat. And after you learn about it, please spread the word!

What is World Book Night? It is an annual celebration that spreads the love of reading. One on one. Person to person.

Tens of thousands of people go out into their communities on April 23 and hand out free books (half a million in the US, alone), sharing their love of reading.

World Book Night takes place in the US, in the UK and Ireland, and Germany with plans to expand to other countries as well.

Did you notice the FREE part?

I learned about it last year, and was fortunate enough to be selected to participate in the event. It was an awesome experience and I encourage anyone who…

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