Community Literacy Day: A new school develops community support

Guth, Nancy
November 2002
Reading Teacher;Nov2002, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p234
Academic Journal
Presents information on a school event that involved the community in the celebration of literacy. Details on the planning of the event; Information on the books donated by community members; Benefits of the school event for the students.


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