Literacy Carnival Parade held in San Pedro

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

A Literacy Carnival Parade was held through the streets of San Pedro to create awareness of the importance of reading in our society. This is the first ever parade of its kind, and it is hoped that it will be an annual event. Students took to the streets with their handmade signs, or with mascots, depicting favorite characters in storybooks .
Some famous Belizean writers were recognized on posters.

“Reading is not a race. Open up a book and set your own pace.

The alphabet – the key to learning to read…

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