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I am one of the lucky 2018 Teen Read Week grantees, and I need to give a huge THANK YOU shout out to YALSA and Dollar General for providing funds to help me make…"
"So how did it go? Great idea to dismantle the telescope and look at the parts, and a shame it rained. (but when hasn't it this year?) How was attendance? It's so hard to get teens to come back out on a school night, especially in bad…"
"I must have deleted the recent email from Taylor about completing either the blog entry or the video, and what the time frames were...could some one copy and paste it in the body of this forum? I thought her comments were posted here, but they…"
"So in addition to having Kathryn Erskine come out to talk about her book, The Incredible Magic of Being, and having an astronomy professor come out to talk about space/galaxy/stars, we have finally chosen the book for our student book club. I…"
"Is there a way I can get a copy of my original grant application emailed to me? I just found out that the school system requires that to be on file before deposits can be made...and THANK YOU- the check arrived today! "
"Planning is going well! I have my astronomer and author booked (Tuesday and Wed of TRW) and am still choosing the book for the book club. We are paying an additional $1000 to the author visit since it will now be a full day thanks to the grant!"
"The kids will LOVE it! We held a "Escape the Library" event each week during school lunch blocks this past year and the kids had a blast. In fact, it was so successful we decided to do our school summer reading program event based on…"
"Aren't we all the lucky ones?! So glad to have received this grant for my middle school in Virginia. We struggle with our literacy scores on the state assessments (SOLs), but I have seen improvement the more we as an entire community focus on…"
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