Rise Up & Read Event on February 1

On Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 4PM, Harbor School will host a special Rise Up and Read! book reading event at the Vashon Public Library. We'll share stories about Civil Rights in honor of Black History Month.This event is geared toward children in grades K-5. This event is FREE and open to the public. 
 
2 1 18 poster webFeatured books will include:
 
THE BOOK ITCH: FREEDOM, TRUTH & HARLEM'S GREATEST BOOKSTORE by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and illustrated by R. Gregory Christie
and SIT-IN: HOW FOUR FRIENDS STOOD UP BY SITTING DOWN by Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrated by Brian Pinkney
 
Once a month, Harbor School & Carpe Diem’s Race Equity Book Club invites the Vashon community to read aloud age-appropriate children's books that introduce topics and people that have been typically underrepresented in children's books. We aim to engage the youngest early readers in kindergarten through 5th grade. These events also include games and creative movement.
 
This event is free and the public is welcome.