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What is Gift of Literacy?Springfield’s Gift of Literacy is an annual award-winning program that encourages a love of reading among young children.
Through rich community partnerships and generous donors, every first-grader in Springfield Public Schools participates in an enriching six-month literacy program.

The next Gift of Literacy celebration will be held on Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Lane Community College.

2016 Gift of Literacy Book SelectionsThe Gift of Literacy is pleased to provide the students of Springfield with new books each year. This is a unique opportunity to reach our youngest readers through the best representation of literacy, a brand new book.
This year’s selection is:
Nuts in Spacenuts
Born in the Wildwildlife
It’s Only Stanleystanley
It’s an Orange Aardvarkaardvark
Maria Had a Little Llamallama
I Flyi fly
Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machinequeen-victoria
EIEIO How Old McDonald Got His Farmeieio
Gazpacho for Nachogazpachos