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Weekly News Update
January 25, 2007    

Dear Friends of Reading to Kids,

Join Reading To Kids volunteers this Saturday for a tasty Dim Sum brunch!  We already have 18 people signed up, and the list keeps growing.  Click here to view the Evite and add yourself to the list (we want to be able to tell the restaurant how many people are coming).

DATE:             Saturday, January 27th
TIME:              10:30 a.m.
LOCATION:      Ocean Star
                       145 N Atlantic Blvd.
                       Monterey Park, CA  91754
RSVP:             
Click here

Friends and family are always welcome.  If you have any questions please e-mail Jessica.Tritsch@readingtokids.org.

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FEBRUARY READING CLUBS AND BOOKS

It's hard to believe, but February is right around the corner!  Sign up to join us at the February 10th "Friendship"-themed reading clubs.  Click here to sign up!

Friendship is a great theme for children's books, and this month's books will be fun for students and volunteers alike!

  • Do you remember Frog and Toad from when you were in elementary school?  Come relive these fond memories with the 2nd graders and Arnold Lobel's Frog and Toad Together!
  • It is always fun to see a Judy Blume book on our list!  This month, 4th graders will hear all about Peter Hatcher and his younger brother Fudge as they adjust to life in a new town with a new sibling in Blume's Superfudge.
  • Who would have ever thought that a spider and a fly would be best friends?  First graders will find out what life is like from a spider's perspective in Diary of a Spider by best-selling author Doreen Cronin. 

You won't want to miss these great stories in February! For a complete listing of the February books along with discussion and craft ideas, please click here.

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WELCOME NEW GROUPS!

Reading to Kids relies on hundreds of volunteers each month to make our reading clubs a success.  Many of these volunteers hear about the reading clubs from alumni groups, community organizations, campus clubs, or company newsletters.

Reading to Kids thanks new volunteer groups Arizona State University Alumni - LA Chapter and UCLA Pi Kappa Alpha for recruiting their members to the February Reading Clubs.  Thirteen ASU Alumni members and nine UCLA Pi Kappa Alpha members have already signed up this month, and more are sure to join us!

If you have a connection with a business, alumni association, campus group, or other organization whose members might enjoy volunteering with Reading to Kids, start recruiting now!   To sign your group up as a volunteer group, e-mail Sarah.Kolterman@readingtokids.org or call (310) 479-7455.

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Have a great day!

  Jessica Tritsch
  Program Director 
  Reading to Kids
  1600 Sawtelle Blvd, Suite 210
  Los Angeles, CA 90025
  (310) 479-7455
  (310) 479-7435 (FAX)
 
info@readingtokids.org
 
In this issue . . .
- Dim Sum Social Event
- February Reading Clubs
- Welcome New Groups
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January 2007
Reading Club Status
School RSVPs  Capacity
Esperanza

42

68

Gratts

17

58

Hoover 

 30 

76

Magnolia 

30

73

Politi 35 65

More ways to help . . .
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February Books. . .

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Kindergarten

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First Grade

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Second Grade


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Third Grade

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Fourth Grade

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Fifth Grade

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