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Lutz preschooler wins summer reading challenge


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TAMPA — Bella Foxworthy, a Hillsborough County preschooler from Lutz, was presented recently with a Galaxy tablet and a certificate by Kelley Parris, executive director of the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County, for winning the Read on myON 2013 Summer Super Hero reading challenge.

The reading challenge consisted of five weekly challenges for the chance to win prizes including signed footballs by Tony Dungy, books, stickers and movie passes. Children who read 10 or more books were entered into a drawing to win an iPad, a Galaxy tablet or books.

myON reader is an online library free to Hillsborough students. Providing anytime, anywhere access to thousands of award-winning digital books, myON reader recommends content to readers at their interest and at their level.

Features include digital spoken word audio to model fluency, sentence highlighting, and an embedded dictionary.

The program is funded locally by the Children’s Board. For information on the program, see www.readonmyon.com.

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