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If You Give A Child A Book... returns to central Omaha's Washington Elementary School

Viewers donate, then KMTV partners with Scholastic to offer the book fair, which kids get to 'shop' at no charge
Posted at 2:29 PM, Feb 28, 2024
and last updated 2024-02-28 15:29:02-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — If you give a child a book...

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At KMTV, we believe giving children books can take them new places, plant the seeds for future success and help break the cycle of poverty. Children who lack access to a variety of books spend far less time reading, resulting in lower reading proficiency and struggle to complete high school.

Unfortunately, many children in low-income neighborhoods lack access to the books they need to become competent readers. Our annual “If You Give a Child a Book …” campaign, in partnership with the Scripps Howard Fund, puts books in the hands of these children.

We invite you to support the campaign throughout the year here: .