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2013 – Kishwaukee Elementary and Rockford Lutheran Academy Kindergartens, Rockford, IL Book Pals

The students in two kindergartens in Rockford, Kishwaukee Elementary and Lutheran Academy, have been paired up as Book Pals. Every month during the school year each student in one class will receive a book to keep and an activity to

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2013 – Machesney Elementary School, Machesney Park, IL – One School One Book

For the third year Andy’s Books will be providing the books for the One School One Book project at Machesney Elementary in the spring of 2013. Every student and faculty member receives a copy of the same book which the

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2013 – Golden Apple Foundation’s “I Know I Can” Program

Andy’s Books donated $5000 to the Golden Apple Foundation for the purchase of approximately 800 copies of the book, “I Know I Can.” As of May 2013, this book was read and distributed to third graders in the Rockford Public

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2013 – Orton Keyes Boys and Girls Club, Rockford, IL

Andy’s Books supplemented an after school program at Orton Keyes by donating new kids books and by providing structured activities geared toward enhancing reading skills. Two days a week reading activities were provided to children attending the after school program

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2013 – Rockford East High School

On Friday, May 10, 2013 Andy’s Books for Kids donated 200 new books to the students and staff at Rockford East High School for their reading contest. Each student and staff member who participated was encouraged to read as many

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2013 – Kishwaukee Elementary School

Every student at Kishwaukee Elementary received a new book as a part of their Family Literacy Night in May 2013. Over 330 new books, chosen by the students, were donated to the School.

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2013 – One School/One Book – Olson Park Elementary School

Olson Park participated in the One School/One Book project this year and Andy’s Books donated 525 copies of the book, The World According to Humphrey, in April 2013 for this project for all the students and staff. On May 2,

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2013 – One School/One Book – Machesney Elementary School

Andy’s Books again donated a book to the students and staff members at Machesney Elementary School for their One School/One Book project in March 2013. This year, 490 copies of the book, Bunnicula, were donated to Machesney Elementary. Learn more

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2013 – Great Bridge High School, Chesapeake, VA

Donated copies of two books, The Unwholly and 13 Reasons Why for an freshman English class in a program called Freshman Transition at Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Va. This program targets freshmen high school students who are at

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2012 – Lewis Lemon Elementary School

Donated a book to every student at Lewis Lemon Elementary School in Rockford, IL for their Spooky Reading Event, an evening of reading activities designed to encourage parental participation in their child’s educational experience. As of October 2012, 453 new

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