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The Reading Promise: An Extraordinary Father-Daughter Story

The Reading Promise: An Extraordinary Father-Daughter Story

Jun 19, 2011-- When Alice Ozma was in the fourth grade, her family was going through a rough patch. Her parents had just split up, and her older sister had recently left for college. Ozma was suddenly spending a lot more time alone with her dad, Jim Brozina, an elementary school librarian. So Ozma and her father made a pledge: to read together every single night for 100 days. But after 100 days, they just kept going. Their streak ultimately lasted nine years. 3,218 consecutive days -- spanning from Ozma's fourth-grade year to her first day of college. Their commitment to reading and to each other are the subject of Ozma's debut book, The Reading Promise: My Father and the Books We Shared. (4295 reads)


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