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Walla Walla author donates 10,000 books to local students

Walla Walla author donates 10,000 books to local students
on May 11, 2021
Walla Walla author donates 10,000 books to local students
One Walla Walla author is giving back by donating more than 10,000 books to students in Tri-Cities and Walla Walla. Last week, best-selling children’s author Patrick Carman stopped by schools in Kennewick, Pasco, Richland and Walla Walla to drop off thousands of his books for free. Read | Books on veganism that will change your perspective Somewhere along the way I just felt like gosh it's been a really tough year for kids, Carman said. Carman says it’s important for kids to own their own books and to take a break from screens. I've been working on a lot of things part of it is this book giveaway part of it is this podcast to just try and give kids a reason to turn pages or listen to stories as oppose to looking at screens a lot, Carman said. Courtesy: Carman tells Action News he's also started GoKidGo a place where kids can listen to free original narrative podcasts. Source: https://www.keprtv.com/

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