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Our National Youth Gathering Service Project:
"Youth Under Pressure"

"Youth Under Pressure" is a term used to describe participants who experience pressure because of their race, low income status, sexual orientation, refugee status, and other marginalizing conditions.
To prepare for our project, our group has been asked to BRING BOOKS. Each of us will be distributing the books that are collected as part of our service project.
These books have been specifically selected to increase reading capacity of children by educators in New Orleans:


Pre K - 2nd grade requested books
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good Very Bad Day, by *Mary Hoffman
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?,  by *Bill Martin
  • Frog and Toad, by *Arnold Lobel
  • Goodnight Gorilla, by * Peggy Rathmann
  • Henry and Mudge, by *Cynthia Rylant
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by *Laura Joffe Numeroff
  • Junie B. Jones series, by *Barbara Park
  • Miss Nelson, by *James Allard
  • Purplicious, by *Victoria Kahn
  • Snowy Day, by *Ezra Jack Keats
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar, by  *Eric  Carie
  • Where the Wild Things Are, by *Maurice Sandak
Pre 3rd - 5th grade requested books
  • Encyclopedia Brown mysteries, by *Donald Sober
  • Frindle, by *Andrew Clememts
  • Jumanji, by * Chris Van Allsburg
  • Lemonade Club, by *Patricia Polacco
  • Magic School Bus series, by *Joanna Cole
  • Magic Tree House series, by *Mary Pope Osborne
  • Mouse and the Motorcycle, by *Beaverly Cleary
  • Series of Unfortunate Events, by *Lemony Snicket
If you wish to donate a book, we will be collecting them until Monday, July 20th. You may bring them to the church. Thanks for your support!!!