(Clara) Barton Elementary School

Long Beach, CA

2017

During the three week read-a-thon students from Barton Elementary School kept journals to document their reading. Altogether they read 181,081 pages. The school, along with the S. Mark Taper Foundation was able to donate 35 copies of the bilingual edition of The Jester Has Lost His Jingle and 35 Jester & Pharley Dolls to Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach for use with their pediatric patients.

2007

During the six week read-a-thon students from Clara Barton Elementary School kept journals to document their reading. Altogether they read 37,650 pages. The school, along with VERIZON, was able to donate 30 copies of The Jester Has Lost His Jingle and 30 Jester & Pharley Dolls to Miller Children’s Hospital in Long Beach, CA for use with their pediatric patients.