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GiveAway replaces books lost in the fire

 

Last updated 3/20/2008 at Noon

Shavonne and Kendra Donoghue explore a table of children

FALLBROOK — The Builder’s Club at Potter Junior High School recently collected and gave away donated books to families who lost their homes in the Rice Canyon Fire.

The project was coordinated to have the GiveAway Day in conjunction with the National Education Association’s celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, called Read Across America.

Beginning in January, homeroom classes gathered books from their own shelves and from public donors. Books for all ages and of all genres were accepted.

One box of newly purchased books came from as far away as northern California. A “friend of...



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