When school administrators found a book about real life, the students at this Washington high school got into reading. They formed a book club that meets once or twice a week at 8:15 in the morning. The students are enthusiastic and have started their second book.“They are now seeing that reading is amazing…” says the vice principle in charge of literacy. I commend not only the school administrators for thinking outside the box and supporting the students, but also the students for supporting each other.
This hopeful article in The Washington Post tells more about how it happened and why this book club is going strong. Now, there’s a girl’s book club at the school, too.
This post is part of We Are The World Blogfest sharing stories that show love, humanity, and brotherhood but go beyond religion and politics. This month We Are The World is co-hosted by: Shilpa Garg, Simon Falk, Lynn Hallbrooks, Eric Lahti, Damyanti Biswas and Guilie Castillo. Click on the WATWB link to read more or join in.