Guest reader shares book with Willow Brook students

The theme for Willow Brook’s celebration of Read Across America Week on March 2 was guest reader day. Fourth grade teacher Kim Dickinson invited custodian Mack Boyd in to read “Someone Builds the Dream,” one of the books featured in this year’s March Book Madness. 

Willow Brook Elementary is one of over 330 participating schools in this year’s bracket challenge. Dickinson’s class will next read “Sharice's Big Voice: A Native Kid Becomes a Congresswoman” and vote for their favorite book in the Sweet 16 match-up.

Dickinson has a copy of the bracket in the hallway outside her room and will update it with the class’s choices throughout the month and will compare it to the final standings decided by students across the world. 

“I checked out all the books for the picture book bracket from the county library,” Dickinson said. 

Learn more about this year’s March Book Madness and see the complete 2022 book lists by visiting

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