D.E.A.R Day (Drop Everything and Read Day in honor of Beverly Cleary’s Birthday)

D.E.A.R. Day is Beverly Cleary's birthday and is "an opportunity to remind folks of all ages to make reading a priority activity in their lives". (See beverlycleary.com for more information) Everybody Wins! Iowa is nearing the end of this year's school year and our Power Read program, but we're falling behind on meeting our fundraising goals. As we near April 12, better …