October marks National Book Month, a celebration centered on the importance of reading, writing, and literature. National Book Foundation launched the initiative in 2003 to encourage reading and show appreciation to the writers who brought our favorite stories into the world.
At Pin Oak Middle School, librarian Brooke Corso does her best to make every day a celebration of books and reading. We sat down with Corso and some of Pin Oak’s voracious readers to ask them about their favorite books and how they think National Book Month should be celebrated.
The second day of the HISD Summer Leadership Institute attracted some colorful characters to share their love of reading, including Fancy Nancy, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and Willy Wonka. Continue reading →
The first day of school in HISD is still more than a month away, but it’s not too late for students to participate in the Millionaire Club, the district’s annual summer reading initiative. Just finish five books by the time school starts and you could be eligible for incentives, recognition, and other prizes!
Be sure to share your favorite selections with us in the comment section below, so that other students can enjoy them, too! Happy reading!