TITLE

United We Read: READ FOR 2002

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Scholastic Scope;12/10/2001, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the joint reading of books for 2,002 seconds among students in the United States in December 14, 2001. Approval of the Declaration of Literacy by leaders across the US; Encouragement to the creation of a list of reading materials; Comments of tennis player Serena Williams to reading.
ACCESSION #
5754245

 

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