Kristi Yamaguchi made the visit to promote her Always Reading literacy program's expansion into seven new schools in the Bay Area. The program is part of the former champion figure skater's Always Dream Foundation which works to connect children with books and technology in both the classroom and the community.


Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi reads her children’s book "It’s a Big World, Little Pig!" to kindergarten students at Maloney
Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi reads her children's book "It's a Big World, Little Pig!" to kindergarten students at Maloney Elementary School in Fremont, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Yamaguchi made the visit to promote her Always Dream Foundation's literacy program Always Reading and their expansion into seven new schools. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group)