The night coincided with the school’s book fair, meaning that young children and their parents swarmed the book fair and snapped up merchandise left and right. The selection varied from Lemony Snicket’s “Series of Unfortunate Events” books and Captain Underpants to children’s historical books explaining the sinking of the Titanic and the rise of Nazis in Germany. Needless to say, the selections weren’t all aimed at the very young.
Teachers Lisa Rawlins and Pebbles Lancaster said the even wouldn’t have ben possible without the help of the school’s Parent Teacher Association, Usborne Books and the Trigg County Homemakers. Rawlins said that Laura Shelton, director of the Lighthouse Family Resource Center, has a sister named Megan Gilbert who works for Usborne Books in Louisville. Gilbert arranged for her company to match PTA funding and provide 29 free books in all seven kindergarten classrooms, totaling 203.
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