Books come alive Posted: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:01 a.m. UPDATED: Wednesday, November 20, 2013 8:49 a.m. Tweet E-Mail Print Provided Students from Flowertown Elementary marched in their annual Book Character Parade Oct. 23. This tradition celebrates a love of reading and encourages students to learn about character traits. Students choose a character from a favorite book and dress like that character. The parade marched around the school’s bus loop to music played by the Ashley Ridge Marching Band.