Students at Shepparton's Bourchier St Primary School hit the streets to spread an important message about reading.By John Lewis
Shepparton primary school students went public with their favourite reads during Book Week.
Bourchier St Primary School students set up open-air reading sessions in Shepparton’s Maude St Mall to show shoppers just how important it is to read every day.
Teacher librarian Krystal Ryan said the whole school took part from Prep to Year 6, with students carrying balloons with book titles to spread the message ‘‘Read Every Day!’’
Ms Ryan said students also came up with their own reasons for reading every day, such as:
‘‘Because books can take you across the universe.’’
‘‘To get a job in the future.’’
‘‘Because it’s better than watching TV,’’ and ‘‘To learn new and interesting words.’’
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