Rural Kids Get Books for Free

Post date: Dec 8, 2011 12:12:30 PM

MEGGETT -- Some of 3-year-old Mary Kenyon Ammons' favorite books were delivered to her mailbox and didn't cost her parents a dime.

Mary is among about 500 local children, many of whom live in rural areas, who receive a free book each month. And that's happening because of a new program, Begin With Books, that quietly launched here last year. (For the rest of this article, click on the link below.)