Ah, the summer book program, along with summer, are drawing to a close.
In Southern California, a few fortunate children are celebrating their reading accomplishments by being rewarded with school supplies, backpacks and CD players, donated by the La Quinta Senior Center.
Jared Reed read for 32 hours for fun.
His book of choice was "Harry Potter and the Sorcererâ€™s Stone."
"The story is really cool," he said.
He enjoyed the book so much that he tried to read as much as he could in one sitting.
"Once I get into the middle of a story, I want to read more," said Reed, 10.
"You want to read till your eyes pop out," he said.The Desert Sun.