PLACERVILLE, CALIFORNIA
MADI WALKER, 11, of El Dorado Hills leads a group of fifth grade students while wearing a watermelon costume at the vocabulary parade at Silva Valley School. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
LUCY BUNCE hams it up as she shows off her word sirloin during the vocabulary parade during Read Across America festivities at Silva Valley School. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
ASHLEY GRANDEZ, 11, of El Dorado Hills wears a cardboard camera around her neck to illustrate her vocabulary word "photographer." Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
FRAMED, FANTASTIC, MUSTACHE AND CONDENSATION are some of the words illustrated by students at Silva Valley School during the vocabulary parade. Students, left to right, Meg Osborn, Nick Villanueva, Luke Armstrong and Karis Garrison get ready for the parade. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

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