Community Connection

RIF Gives Kids a Book of Their Own

by Diane Silcox-Jarrett

A future scientist reads about Neil Armstrong taking the first step on the moon. A child who has never seen the ocean reads about life on the rocky coast of Maine…. In most classrooms and homes, this is normal fare. However, two-thirds of children living in poverty have no books at home….They have no book to call their own. […]