Canadian Authors Donate Books to Los Angeles School Libraries
By Lauren Barack July 28, 201, School Library Journal
"Children's author Helaine Becker launched an international book drive - after recently seeing an empty library shelf at Chavez Elementary School in Long Beach, CA.
"It made me so mad, especially since I grew up in the U.S., and I went to public school, as did my parents and grandparents," she says the Canadian author by email. "Today's kids deserve the same opportunities we had."