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Pound Ridge Elementary Announces Book Fair Dates

POUND RIDGE N.Y. -- Pound Ridge Elementary School will be holding its annual book fair Oct. 23-25. The book fair serves as a means to get students excited about reading.

The book fair will be located in the Pound Ridge Elementary School  starting Sunday, Oct. 23 and ending on Tuesday, Oct. 25. Parents are encouraged to bring their students to browse the various titles and authors.

The summer is officially over, but it's never too late to get your student reading and on track for success. The Pound Ridge Elementary School Book Fair will have various titles making it easy for students to find something that sparks their interest.

Scholastic Books Instructor, Richard Allington stated in the “2003 Scholastic Instructor Journal” that the best predictor of how much students retain during the summer months is whether or not a child reads during the summer.

According to Scholastic Books, the most popular books in the nation for elementary school readers are “Bridge to Terabithia” by Katherine Paterson, “Grace for President” by Kelly DiPucchio, and “Beezus and Ramona” by Beverly Cleary.”

At Pound Ridge Elementary School, the “Biscuit” series by Alyssa Satin Capucilli, the “Magic Tree House” series by Mary Pope Osborne and Rick Riordan books like “The Lost Hero” are all said to be popular selections, according to Rina Baldo, the school librarian.

Make sure you check the web for interactive sites that will get your student even more involved in reading. The popular book series, “Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins, is just one of many books that hosts a website for readers to participate in activities surrounding the book's storyline.

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