Powell's Raises the Bar
Powell's Books, independent bookstore extroirdinaire, wants to give 50,000 books to Beaverton and Portland public schools. You can buy a $5.95 "book pledge" when you go into Powell's, and each one is good for a book for the schools. The School Book Challenge will run from November 11, 2006 to January 1, 2007. For each book pledge purchased, Powell's will give another TEN books to the schools. Buy your book pleades now!
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