School district partners with program that encourages reading

Martin County Schools partners with Kids Read Now
Martin County Schools partners with Kids Read Now(MGN)
Published: Aug. 20, 2020 at 9:40 PM EDT
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WILLIAMSTON, N.C. (WITN) -The Martin County School District has partnered with Kids Read Now and their Book Bridge Program in order to help students read more.

According to a press release, Kids Read Now's Book Bridge Program delivers 6 new books to students every week.

The material given to children include: multicultural, bilingual, fiction and nonfiction.

The books are sent directly to the homes of the students, and the release said no in-home technology is required.

Each book includes guided discussion questions to help increase family engagement.

Kids Read Now is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization established to encourage reading.

To learn more about Kids Read Now and the Book Bridge Program, please visit

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