reading outside boy-wsh1266-flickr-cc The term flash mob generally denotes wildly spontaneous gatherings of people in public places to dance, sing or erupt into some sort of display of artistic behavior.

Yet Dawn Livera came up with the idea of using the pop-culture phenomenon to encourage kids to read books.

This summer in parks near Vancouver, a series of summer reading flash mobs was launched that had all the pizzazz of the real thing.

(READ the story in the Vancouver Sun)

Thanks to Craig Withers for submitting the link!

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