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California communities take part in push to get kids reading




Trista and Luli Schroeder read
Trista and Luli Schroeder read "Shades of People," one of several books that Schroeder says has helped start the discussion of color with her three-year-old daughter.
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A lot of 9-year-olds struggle with reading, even with books that are aimed at their age group. But across California, nearly 20 communities are taking part in a national campaign to enchant children with the magic of reading. For the California Report, Lillian Mongeau has the story