Free Books for Kids 

A Christmas tradition in Ellsworth will put free books in the hands of kids.The Ellsworth American will hold its annual book drive this weekend.Following the Ellsworth Christmas parade, families can stop by the paper’s office to choose one free book per person. There will be almost eight hundred to choose from.”Literacy and reading are very important to us, and encouraging and recruiting a new generation of readers is very important to people in the newspaper business.”The books were donated by publishing company, Simon and Schuster.