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Dozens of middle schoolers and their families picked

Dozens of middle schoolers and their families picked up free books, donated by Bellmore-based organization The Book Fairies, at Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville, to read to therapy dogs visiting the school. (March 12, 2013) Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Therapy dogs from Bidawee, a pet welfare organization, visited Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville for a free book fair presented by nonprofit The Book Fairies.

Gaby Moore, 13, an eighth grader at Edmund
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Gaby Moore, 13, an eighth grader at Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville, was among the dozens of middle schoolers and families to pick up free books, donated by Bellmore-based organization The Book Fairies, to read to therapy dogs visiting the school that night. She read to Oakley, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever. (March 12, 2013)

Dozens of middle schoolers and their families picked
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Dozens of middle schoolers and their families picked up free books, donated by Bellmore-based organization The Book Fairies, at Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville, to read to therapy dogs visiting the school. (March 12, 2013)

Stephen Ierides, 7, a second grader at Seaford
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Stephen Ierides, 7, a second grader at Seaford Harbor Elementary School, read to a Golden Retriever therapy dog named Oakley, 4, at Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville. (March 12, 2013)

Yesenia Paula, 15, a ninth grader at Edmund
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Yesenia Paula, 15, a ninth grader at Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville, was among the dozens of middle schoolers and their families to pick up free books, donated by Bellmore-based organization The Book Fairies, to read to therapy dogs visiting the school that night. She read her own poem to Oakley, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever. (March 12, 2013)

Marlyn Rodriguez, 16, a ninth grader at Edmund
Photo Credit: Brittany Wait

Marlyn Rodriguez, 16, a ninth grader at Edmund Miles Middle School in Amityville, was among the dozens of middle schoolers and their families to pick up free books, donated by Bellmore-based organization The Book Fairies, to read to therapy dogs visiting the school that night. She read a poem to Oakley, a 4-year-old Golden Retriever. (March 12, 2013)

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