(Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Mayor Ralph Becker smiles as he surveys Kristal Munk's 1st grade class at Mountain View Elementary. He was there to read "Otis" by author Loren Long, as part of Jumpstart’s "Read for the Record" program presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, Thursday, October 3, 2013.
Utah first lady, Mayor Ralph Becker help with reading record
The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Oct 03 2013 04:07 pm • Last Updated Oct 04 2013 09:03 am
Utah First Lady Jeanette Herbert and Mayor Ralph Becker helped some Salt Lake City school children aim for a reading world record Thursday.
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is a world-record-breaking campaign that brings together children and adults to read the same book on the same day, This year’s book was "Otis," by Loren Long.
Herbert and Becker read the book out loud to children at Mountain View Elementary as part of the record attempt.
For more information on Read for the Record, go to www.jstart.org/campaigns/read-record.
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