Irving ISD’s One District, One Book is a movement designed to get an entire school community – including parents – involved in the joy of reading. Every Irving ISD elementary school student will receive a copy of The World According to Humphrey by Betty Birney. Following a shared schedule, the families read at home together. In the school, there are regular events that reinforce the reading and get everyone at school excited about the book. Each school will have different activities at different times throughout the three-week period so check with your librarian and parent liaison for more information. View video here.
Every October for the past 10 years, the children’s literary world has turned to a small college town in Southside Virginia for the Virginia Children’s