Second graders Natalia Fong, left, and Kaylin McCurry, right, select books donated through the WAKE Up and Read book drive at Brentwood Elementary School in 2014. Organizers say they need the community’s help because this year’s drive is in danger of not reaching the goal of collecting 110,000 books.
Second graders Natalia Fong, left, and Kaylin McCurry, right, select books donated through the WAKE Up and Read book drive at Brentwood Elementary School in 2014. Organizers say they need the community’s help because this year’s drive is in danger of not reaching the goal of collecting 110,000 books. News & Observer file photo sshaw@newsobserver.com
Second graders Natalia Fong, left, and Kaylin McCurry, right, select books donated through the WAKE Up and Read book drive at Brentwood Elementary School in 2014. Organizers say they need the community’s help because this year’s drive is in danger of not reaching the goal of collecting 110,000 books. News & Observer file photo sshaw@newsobserver.com
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