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Monday, February 04, 2013

A Story Gift for Valentine's Day

 A Story Gift for Valentine's Day
 by Joy Jones

Joy Jones This Valentine's Day I will be part of Ballou Senior High School's African American Read-In. The Read-In has been endorsed by the International Reading Association. Over a million readers of all ethnic groups from the United States, the District of Columbia, the West Indies, African countries, and more have participated. The goal is to make the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of Black History Month activities.

Be a valentine and Share Your LOVE of Books with Us! Donate on behalf of The Story Gift Project in order for us to buy lots of books to giveaway to students! Contributions are tax deductible. Here's how to give:

Checks made payable to: Friends of Ballou/Community Foundation of the National Capital Region.

Mailed to: Ballou Senior High School 3401 Fourth Street SE Washington D.C. 20032 ATTENTION: Melissa Jackson, Librarian

Online donations are accepted Click "Donate Now" at the top of the page. In the drop-down menu, specify "Friends of Ballou - In honor of the library."


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