Store Asks Public to Help Give Gift of Reading 

A local store is working to put books in the hands of kids this holiday season.Bangor Bull Moose is holding a book drive until the end of the month.Shoppers can stop in and buy one of more than a dozen children’s books.The store will then donate your purchase to the drive’s sponsor, Literacy Volunteers of Bangor.Store manager, Freeman Saunders, believes the gift of reading is one of the best to give.”Literacy being just so important, I mean, the way the economy is now the gift of a book to a child, at Christmas especially, is just so important,” said Saunders. Literacy Volunteers will distribute all the books to local organizations helping kids this season.