Right after Spring Break, Rose Hill will do a book drive for Book-It Forward! Idaho.
From March 28 through April 8, bring any lightly used (or new) children’s books that your children have outgrown to the school and place them in a collection box in one of the classrooms. They can be simple preschool readers to early teen books.
The volunteers from Book-It Forward! will pick-up the books, clean and sort them and get them to children who have little access to reading materials at home. For more information on Book It Forward! Click here.
Please consider the following:
- 61% of low income homes have no children’s books in their homes.
- Children who only read in school will rarely be great readers. Time spent in school is usually enough to learn to read, but not nearly enough to become proficient at reading.
- Children who do not become proficient readers by third grade fall behind in all subject areas.
After this book drive you can continue to help by donating your children’s books at the Y Downtown and West, the Cabin Literary Center (801 S. Capital), and United Way of Treasure Valley (3100 S. Vista).
Sincere Thanks for your contributions!