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"I Will Always Write Back" is Read Across Mattoon's featured title


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5661bf1637a37 The committee’s adviser is Ingrid Minger pictured far right. From left to right, back row, Gabe Freeman,Lance Chaney, Ava Bowen, Sage Owen, Charleigh Curry. Front row, LT Spears.
The committee’s adviser is Ingrid Minger pictured far right. From left to right, back row, Gabe Freeman,Lance Chaney, Ava Bowen, Sage Owen, Charleigh Curry. Front row, LT Spears.

Student representatives from Mattoon Middle School’s Reading Committee presented the Read Across Mattoon selected title to school board members Dec. 12, 2017. This year’s title is “I Will Always Write Back.” The committee’s adviser is Ingrid Minger, pictured far right. From left to right, back row, Gabe Freeman,Lance Chaney, Ava Bowen, Sage Owen, Charleigh Curry. Front row, LT Spears.

 

 

Read Across Mattoon with Mattoon Middle School students 

This year's featured title is:

Iwillalwayswriteback

"Imagine you live in Zimbabwe. Your family is poor, and you’re in desperate need of help to support your family.  You have no idea what you’re going to do!  But then, you receive a letter.  This letter will change your life forever. Now, imagine you're in class.  Your teacher says you must send a pen-pal letter to someone across the globe.  You choose a country called Zimbabwe.  Little do you know that the pen-pal letter you send to Zimbabwe will forever change your life.  Read I Will Always Write Back to find out if Caitlin can save Martin, the boy from Zimbabwe." 

After you have finished the reading the book, please click the link below and complete this short survey. The Mattoon Middle School Reading Committee enjoys reading the comments from those who have read their books selections:  

Survey: I Will Always Write Back

 

Co-author of the book “I will Always Write Back,” Caitlin Alifirenka will be in the Lone Elm Room at the Mattoon Train Depot at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16. The Mattoon Middle School Reading Committee selected the book as this year’s Read Across Mattoon selection.   Alifirenka will spend the morning with students at the middle school.

 

The Mattoon Middle School Reading Committee is comprised of about 50 students who volunteer their time to read books from the annual Rebecca Caudill list. The committee's goal is to promote literacy and the joy of reading throughout the school district and community. The committee's adviser is Ingrid Minger. 

Reading Committee announces new book "I Will Always Write Back"

 

 

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