Posted on 06/12/2020 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Our favorite way to get books without leaving home is to buy or check out ebooks.
We’ll admit, though, that having them delivered by drone would be much more brag-worthy.
And that’s what’s on tap for some students in Christiansburg, Virginia — a middle school librarian in the local school district successfully petitioned a drone-delivery service to bring books directly to kids.
The Washington Post reports that Kelly Passek was an early customer of Wing, a delivery company owned by Google parent Alphabet, which gave her the idea to help keep her students reading over the summer.
Read more about Passek, Wing, and the lucky kids they’ll serve in the Post.
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