February 6

Nelson Reads Crowns Winners of Contest

For the first year the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy celebrated Family Literacy Day with Nelson Reads.

For the first year the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy celebrated Family Literacy Day with Nelson Reads. During January, local readers were invited to send in their favourite book selections and four lucky winners were chosen to receive a selection of books. The winners were drawn by (L-R) Joan Exley of CBAL, Joanne Harris of the Nelson Public Library, Karen Bennett of the Nelson Star and Letty Bartels of Otter Books. The lucky readers are Donna Macdonald who nominated The Book Thief by Markus Zusak, Mariposa Bresseyu who nominated Half Brother by Kenneth Oppel, Magali Holt Lahanche who nominated Wild Wings by Gill Lewis and Seth and his class at the Wildflower School who nominated The Essential Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Waterson.



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