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News brief: Library Book Fair Supports Us!

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Ella Heverly
Book shopping spree! Eighth graders Addison Carles and Mia Ingram are shopping for many books and some fun bookmarks too! The library staff worked hard around this time of the year scanning items and helping their customers shop for just the right book. Carles said,“I think the book fair is a good experience for good people who don’t read and also people who do to get more books.”

The book fair has arrived at our school, and our students are excited to dive into the newly released books! It was held in the library from Dec. 6 – Dec. 13 during ELA or reading classes.

But, we usually don’t know where the money, which we spend on books, goes and what it is used for. 

Our school’s librarian Justina McCaulley said, I enjoy the book fair because it encourages reading of all types. There are nonfiction, graphic novels, fiction, picture books and even cookbooks at the fair. There’s something for everyone!”

McCaulley said she brought the fair to our school in 2013.

“The book fair allows me to raise money for the library. Many students request books, and the money we make from the fair allows me to purchase more requested books for the students, ” McCaulley said.

It is a win-win situation for everyone! We hope you will support our school with your purchase too!

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Ella Heverly
Ella Heverly, Reporter
Hi! My name is Ella, and I am in 8th grade. I am honored to be on the news writing team! I hope to work with you and am looking forward to writing stories for our school website, Livewire! I found writing to be fun, and I am here now! In my free time I like to read, spend time with my friends and watch movies. I am a part of the Blair Regional YMCA swim team and am looking to join track. I am so excited to help our website and write stories for you to read and enjoy!

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    McKenna KoeckJan 12, 2024 at 8:31 am

    I always love the book fair, I got some good books last year. This year I didn’t get to because I forgot to bring money, but there’s always next school year! Wait, is there? They have the book fair in high school, right?

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    Addison CarlesJan 2, 2024 at 12:53 pm

    Amazing, beautiful pic, love it

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