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Read-A-Thon 2023

We are beyond excited to kick off our first school Read-A-Thon on January 30 and lasting through February 12th!  During this time we will celebrate reading, collect pledges, earn prizes, meet a local author, and raise money for our school!

One exciting component of this year’s Read-A-Thon is a visit to prairie by local author’s, Refe Tuma. Pre-orders of Refe’s books have ended, but if you wish to purchase them on your own to be signed at this visit, you can view them below.

Frances and the Monster

What would you do if you accidentally brought a monster to life and set him loose on your town? Full of thrills and heart alike, Frances and the Monster takes readers through winding streets and over perilous rooftops, with wily monsters, unpredictable twists, and powerful friendships waiting along the way. (chapter book)

What the Dinosaurs Did Last Night

From the parents who brought us the web sensation “Dinovember” comes photographic proof of what toys do at night. (picture book)

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