Educators LOVE Kids Read Now!
Nearly 90% of educators who have used the program would recommend the program to other school districts.
How We Help: Learning Loss Prevention
Retaining literacy gains and building home libraries for K-3 students is our mission.
Evidence abounds indicating that kids who are not proficient readers by fourth grade may never catch up to their peers. Reading is a skill developed through practice.
That is where we help. We keep them reading outside the classroom.
Kids Choose: When they pick them, they read them.
Kids select the books they will receive from our annual Wish List. Wish list books are chosen by our literacy advisory board and organized by reading level. (F&P, AR, and/or Lexile).
Since teachers know best, we encourage them to assist their students in selecting “just right” books to read and keep.
They Get Mail
After students select their books for the summer program, we’ll mail them all season long. Books are addressed to the student and contain a Discovery Sheet with four reading comprehension activities and a space for the reader to put his/her name.
We also offer year-round programs.
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Nothing is more powerful than a parent leaning into their child's learning, so we make it easy. Our app has all of the discovery sheet activities translated into over 150 languages. Our comprehensive program includes outreach to parents weekly via phone, text, or email with helpful hints and encourages them to report a book that has been read. THE BEST PART? We track all of the reading and reporting data.
Transform Your Summer Reading Program
Kids Read Now keeps your students passionate and engaged through the summer months.
Parents LOVE Kids Read Now!
Request more information about how book choice can influence a child’s interest in reading.
Educator’s Most Frequently Asked Questions
How will my students know to report their books?
- Text the book code to the short code on the discovery sheet inside the front cover of your book
- Call into our automated line at 937-576-4086, and enter the book code
- Download the free Kids Read Now app here: http://onelink.to/krnapp or scan the QR code below:
- Go to KidsReadNow.org and click "report your book"
- Call us directly at 877-536-0130
- Chat with us online at KidsReadNow.org
How can I track my district’s progress over summer?
When will my students get their books?
What is a Family Reading Event?
How will my students enroll in the program?
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