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African American Book Read-In with Buford City Schools
February 1, 2021 @ 8:00 am - February 26, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
Buford City Schools students in grades kindergarten through fifth hosted an African American book read-in by participating in the following activities throughout the month of February.
*Kindergarten: Guests read books by African American authors virtually or in-person; teachers read books by African American authors to their classes; media center had a special display of books written by African American authors
First-Third: Virtual guests read books to classes; teachers switched classrooms and read to other classes; Third grade classes were visited virtually by local 9 year African American author who read his first book. He also provided a few copies of his book for the media centers and students. Media center had a special display of books written by African American authors.