School Library Journal Features PSIS30’s Reading Buddy Program

Alla Umanskaya (center front) with middle school reading buddies at PS/IS 30 in Brooklyn, NY. Photo: Matt Carr for SLJ

Alla Umanskaya (center front) with middle school reading buddies at PS/IS 30 in Brooklyn, NY. Photo: Matt Carr for SLJ

The School Library Journal has featured our Librarian, Ms. Alla Umanskaya, and her wonderful Reading Buddy Program:

 

“Louder, read louder!” Alla Umanskaya urges two sixth grade girls as they stand before a class of first graders, holding up picture books in trembling hands. As the librarian at PS/IS 30 Mary White Covington, a K-8 school in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY, Umanskaya has run a wildly popular reading buddy program for nearly two years, building on eight years of experience facilitating similar programs at Brooklyn Public Library.”

Read the full article here.

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