Student-Run Bookstore 20080527

task school from middle school from San Francisco

has been very low for the past seven years

to improve students english skill and general literacy

two teachers help to set up a bookstore inside the school

the store provides every variety and interesting books and offerable prices

and opportunity for students to run it themselves.

Seven grade  "Rigina" is one of dozen students that help to run bookstore.

they rotate the assignment, greader, ????, cashiers.

they make sure other student get the book they like to read.

"if people wanna hold books, you write it down, and then you hold the book

for either after school or next week."

Price is offortable, ranging from 2 to 3 dollars a book.

Since it opened last two months ago,bobguba says the bookstore school has become favor place for student to hang out.

"My friends and my classmates, they really like the bookstore, because they could read book in the bookstore,

 They also could do something during lunch when they donated to do"

???? says most students like the bookstore more than the school library.

"As much as book i see that, The book is new, if you want to buy them. ?????

you can and check operation in a period of time.

Also the library is maybe big, it's quiet place, it thinks like more social area bookstore than the library ????

order last week and high light the book that we can find it.



if the book sale well, we are talking about reducing the price and then can having the sales"

language teachers, ???? and ????, work together to create the bookstore.

they receive the gram from school wide and organization to help school set up bookstore.

Having such resource of school wide succeess is a valuable tool for improving her student literacy

"we need to get in the hand of our kids, our population is very low, so as the economics,

and a lot of litina family,so they don't have strong literature or literacy background from the family"




tina family


San Francisco

a city and port in California, US.

It is a very beautiful city,

built on hills next to a bay (=an area of sea that curves inwards towards the land)   

on the Pacific Ocean. Its famous areas include Chinatown,

where many people live whose families originally came from China,

the Golden Gate Bridge, and the prison island of Alcatraz.

The city is close to the San Andreas fault, and was almost destroyed by the great earthquake

and fire of 1906.


hangout [countable

a place someone likes to go to often:

eg. The bar is a favourite hangout for students.


literacy [uncountable]

the state of being able to read and write [ illiteracy; ? numeracy]:

eg. a new adult literacy campaign