Books for birthdays

Volunteers with the Birthday Book Project gave books to students in the third, fourth and fifth grades Wednesday afternoon at Stewart Elementary School. The books are for students who have birthdays during the summer months. Ayana Hardy, left, a fifth grade student, receives her gift from Birthday Book Project volunteer Halle Foust. Ayana's birthday is in June. The Birthday Book Project was started in 2008 by the late Cara McCollum, who wanted to share her own love of reading with fellow students by gifting them with books on their birthdays. Photo by Caitlyn Sweet.

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