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Title: Teen Read Week
When: 10/15/2012
Description: Teen Read Week, October 14

-20, is a time when libraries,

schools and bookstores offer a

variety of special events and

programs. Encourage your

teen to read for the fun of it

by visitng your local library.

Research shows that teens

who read for fun score

significantly higher on tests

and achieve more academic

success. More information at

ala dot org.
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