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06/29/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Rosemary Peterson: Bus Driver Turns Bus Into Library, Promotes Reading

When Rosemary Peterson, a Florida bus driver, grew frustrated with the constant fighting and misbehaving that was taking place on her bus, she came up with an extraordinary idea. Peterson decided to use the elementary school students' energetic, competitive spirit to help the children practice reading with reading competitions. Now, her bus is as quiet as a library, with students studying the books they will write book reports about in order to win prizes from their beloved driver, known to them as "Miss Kookyi."

NBC Nightly News reports.

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