Havre third-graders read a million words
January 10, 2017
Lincoln-McKinley Primary School third-graders Aiyana Kirn and Ela Harber have each read more than 1 million words this partway through the school year.
Jane Leinwand, the girls' teacher, said the girls are in the Accelerated Reader program. This program is used by Havre Public Schools to assess a student's reading level, determine if a student has completed reading a book, and suggest other books at that level.
Leinwand credited the girls' persistence and their parents for their literary feat.
"They're just good readers. ... They're hard workers. Their parents really encourage them to r...