A Good Book Drive: Amanda Becker


A Good Book Drive is an annual book drive to bring stories to a new generation of readers, and support kids in need of new books. Running through the month of November, A Good Book Drive will be inspiring Vancouverites to purchase a new copy of their favorite kids’ book and deliver it to set locations throughout the city to be donated to this year’s book drive recipient, Vancouver literacy program The Writers Exchange.

A Good Book Drive has teamed up with a great group of independent Vancouver retailers that will each house a Good Book Box. Here you can drop off your favorite kids book and personalize your donation with a special bookplate, sharing the story of why that book is special to you.

Dr. Seuss ignited Amanda Becker’s imagination with his mischievous Green Eggs and Ham. Amanda, Manager of Tacofino Commissary, would have her parents read this book to her every night until she had it memorized. After that night of Sam I Am accomplishment Amanda’s parents could no longer skip pages to make the book end faster.

Amanda radly rallied her friends and co-workers to donate a thoughtful and generous stack of books. We tested Amanda’s memory and found out why she thinks kids would love this book…

Learn more about the project and where to donate by visiting agoodbookdrive.com and follow on Twitter and Facebook.