Students honored at book club conference

May 15, 2010 3:53:15 PM PDT
A Chicago Public Schools tradition focusing on reading took place Saturday on the South Side.More than 1,000 students attended Mayor Daley's annual book club conference, which is now in its 12th year.

The book club is recognized as one of the top after-school programs in the nation.

Ten students were awarded $500 college textbook scholarships.

Each winner submitted an essay about his or her participation in the club and wrote about which book affected him or her the most.


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