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Playing for Page-Turners


Books were the prizes at a fun night for Comstock Park Public Schools elementary students to connect with their parents. Students munched pizza and won stories of all kinds at the recent Book Bingo event, held to promote literacy. Photos by John Corriveau.

Students took home a selection of books
Students took home a selection of books

Families noshed on pizza and marked their bingo boards with cheerios
Families noshed on pizza and marked their bingo boards with cheerios

Families played 15 rounds of Book Bingo
Families played 15 rounds of Book Bingo

Izzy Ameel makes hard choices between cookies and more vegetables
Izzy Ameel makes hard choices between cookies and more vegetables

Games were up for grabs, too
Games were up for grabs, too

Gregoria Nava hands Marisa Vanderveen her winning ticket, which she could exchange for a book
Gregoria Nava hands Marisa Vanderveen her winning ticket, which she could exchange for a book

Families gather around the books
Families gather around the books

Riley and Doug Cnossen get their bingo cards ready
Riley and Doug Cnossen get their bingo cards ready

Angela Nguyen and Kersten Neuman check out the called number on Angela's card
Angela Nguyen and Kersten Neuman check out the called number on Angela’s card

Brianna Villafan looks over the large selection before making her choice
Brianna Villafan looks over the large selection before making her choice

Pizza proved as popular as the books
Pizza proved as popular as the books

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Erin Albanese
Erin Albanese
Erin Albanese is associate managing editor and reporter, covering Byron Center, Kentwood, Wyoming and Grand Rapids Community College. She was one of the original SNN staff writers, helping launch the site in 2013 and enjoys fulfilling the mission of sharing the stories of public education. She has worked as a journalist in the Grand Rapids area since 2000. A graduate of Central Michigan University, she has written for The Grand Rapids Press, Advance Newspapers, On-the-Town Magazine and Group Tour Media. Read Erin's full bio or email Erin.

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