Community Connection

Books On Wings Helps Kids Take Flight

by Naomi Krueger

Books open doors to new cultures, time periods, and ecosystems. They also open doors to higher test scores and academic interests that could turn into careers. With the growing achievement gaps in US schools, educators and nonprofit organizations are working to put more books in the hands of early elementary children. Books On Wings donates books from teachers’ curriculum supplement wish lists, one for each student in the grade, to help at-risk students find a love of reading and learning. […]