Volunteers sort through some of the over 114,000 books that were collected as part of this year's WAKE Up and Read book drive at a vacant store in the Cary Towne Center on April 9, 2015. Organizers exceeded their goal of collecting 100,000 children's books to give to students at nine high-poverty Wake County elementary schools and community centers near those schools.
Volunteers sort through some of the over 114,000 books that were collected as part of this year's WAKE Up and Read book drive at a vacant store in the Cary Towne Center on April 9, 2015. Organizers exceeded their goal of collecting 100,000 children's books to give to students at nine high-poverty Wake County elementary schools and community centers near those schools. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
Volunteers sort through some of the over 114,000 books that were collected as part of this year's WAKE Up and Read book drive at a vacant store in the Cary Towne Center on April 9, 2015. Organizers exceeded their goal of collecting 100,000 children's books to give to students at nine high-poverty Wake County elementary schools and community centers near those schools. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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Wake County book drive helps low-income students to read

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