Book-toting Rotarians to promote literacy at L.A. convention

http://www.rotary.org/en/MediaAndNews/News/Pages/071022_news_Bookconvention.aspx

  • Every Rotarian who brings a book to the 2008 RI Convention in Los Angeles will help boost literacy among schoolchildren in surrounding Rotary districts.
  • The global initiative, called Rotary’s Wide World of Books, aims to collect more than 250,000 books in different languages.
  • The books will be donated to students in grades K-3 attending public elementary schools in the seven hosting Rotary districts, which cover parts of Southern California and Southern Nevada.
  • Students in California rank among the lowest in the nation in reading skills.
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