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At Tree House Books in North Philadelphia, Fostering Literacy and Citizenship

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Published on Jul 27, 2016

In an effort to foster a love of books and reading among kids and adults in its north central Philadelphia neighborhood, Tree House Books hosts reading programs for young children, who are read to and mentored by teenagers and college students. The children take a pledge at the start of their day that commits each one of them to be a "reader, writer, and thinker," but also touches on issues of cooperation, personal responsibility, and non-violence. This year, Tree House Books is also trying to engage its children with the 2016 presidential election. Read more here: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/campai... ____________________

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