As featured in Johns Hopkins University's Best Evidence in Brief!

"A promising approach for schools looking to engage students with literacy over the summer months."
You promised to help them reach their dreams.

Your promise…


Kids Receive Books That Boost Their Reading Levels

...All Summer Long

Comprehensive Program

  • Proven 98% effective as summer school… at 3% of the cost!
  • Kids choose their books— which they receive all summer long—by mail!
  • Parents can help kids complete fun reading activities inside each book!
  • Kids return to school in the fall with stronger skills and greater confidence!

...All Year Long

Comprehensive Program + Fall & Winter Book Bridge Programs

  • Kids receive 9 self-selected books PLUS an additional 6 books with each seasonal Book Bridge program!
  • Parents help kids complete fun reading activities inside each book!
  • Building home libraries all year-round! 

Give your students the power to fulfill their dreams... and yours.

“…Kids Read Now can more than eradicate
2 months of summer reading loss experienced by low-income students.”

Geoffrey D. Borman

Read the full report from JESPAR (The Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk) here: A Quasi-Experimental Study of the Impacts of the Kids Read Now Summer Reading Program here


Students served since 2017


Books delivered since 2017


of Educators Recommend Kids Read Now

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