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March Madness Reading Competition 2023

March 2023

During the month of March, students will compete to earn 2 tickets to the Memphis Zoo. Each ticket is valued at $23.00. In order for entries to be counted, quizzes must be completed at the end of each book. Once registration is complete, a detailed e-mail will be sent with instructions to participate. To register, click HERE.

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Children's Literacy Festival 2023

March 2023

The Reading With Mrs. Richardson Literacy Festival is a celebration of books and culture.

Our nonprofit is requesting media coverage to spread awareness of reducing inequality in education through literacy for children in Shelby

The festival will allow 150 underserved children exposure to literacy in a fun way! Young learners will be a part of interactive literacy and arts programming including vibrant storytelling by diverse authors/illustrators & interactive writing workshops.
Participants include Literacy Mid-South, The National Civil Rights Museum, The Wolf River Conservancy, Heal the Hood Foundation, Shelby County Sheriff's Office and Sheriff Floyd Bonner, Les Passes of Memphis, The Benjamin Hooks Institute at the University of Memphis, and more.

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