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Former second-grade teacher Jon Scieszka--author of the popular Time Warp Trio series and The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales--will help the Library of Congress encourage students to read more. As the library's National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Scieszka will travel throughout the country to promote reading among youth. Scieszka is known not only for his books, but also for his efforts to encourage boys to read more. He runs a nonprofit literacy program called Guys Read and has edited an anthology called Guys Write for Guys Read. (Jan. 3)
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Title Annotation:What's New?
Publication:The Education Innovator
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 1, 2008
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