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One School, One Book returns to Unadilla Valley
A book cover for Mr. Popper's Penguins is seenThe One School, One Book program has returned to Unadilla Valley.

Last year, the school community read Charlotte’s Web, with every grade level in the Elementary School participating. Many staff members and even local businesses were also involved, with images of spider webs and pigs popping up in windows around the community.

This year, Unadilla Valley is reading Mr. Popper’s Penguins.  Mr. Popper’s Penguins is a children’s story first published in 1938. 
It’s the story of a house painter who is a fan of a polar explorer. In response to fan mail Mr. Popper sent the explorer, he receives a surprise in the mail – a penguin he names Captain Cook. 

Later, Mr. Popper receives a second penguin named Greta from an aquarium. Together, the penguins hatch a brood of 10 chicks. Struggling to care for the penguins, which requires modifications to his house, Mr. Popper turns the penguins into a circus act. Predictably, mayhem ensues.

We are excited for the return of the One School, One Book program and the support of the community as we embark on a reading adventure.

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