By Lanz Christian Bañes
If you give a mouse a cookie, hell surely want a glass of milk.
But if you give kids at Lincoln Elementary School a book, theyre going to want to read it.”
He’s being silly, jumping off the bed in his underwear!” said kindergartner Keith Ford, 5, on Tuesday about the eponymous mouse in his new copy of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.”
The book came courtesy of Read4Em, a nonprofit organization established in 2009 to give books to every child at Lincoln in honor of former Principal Diane Clark.
Clark, 54, succumbed to breast cancer in 2008. Tuesday would have been her 60th birthday. Clark was well known of her love of reading.