First-grader Ali Heikkinen, left, reads “The Beak Book” and third-grader Fela Colon reads “Zack Alligator Goes to School” to Yellow, one of 19 at McKennel’s Animal Shelter in Rumford. The students were among 10 from Rumford Elementary School last week selected to do the readings. For information on adopting an animal, call McKennel’s at 207-357-5582. (Bruce Farrin/Rumford Falls Times)

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