Wednesday, November 10, 2010

West Virginia Children's Book Week materials in the mail

Celebrate West Virginia Children’s Book Week November 14 to 20 by inviting your local military members to be volunteer readers for Read to Me Day, Thursday, November 18th. 

This year’s poster features CPL Joshua H. Allen of the U.S. Army as he celebrates our freedom to read by engaging children of West Virginia military personnel in story time. During his deployment to Iraq, CPL Allen served as a line medic. As a result of his service, Allen was awarded the Combat Action Badge, Army commendation medal for meritorious service and professionalism and the Good Conduct Medal.

Enclosed in the mailing are:
1) WV Children’s Book Week Poster
2) Read to Me Day Reader’s Tips
3) Reproducible Read to Me sticker sheets
4) Read To Me Day evaluation
5) List of books and other resources on coping with military deployment
6) Contact information

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