Happy 25th birthday, Reach Out and Read!

Reach Out and Read, a non-profit organization that helps implement early-childhood literacy awareness during a child’s regular office visits, celebrates 25 years this March with a month-long birthday celebration.

 

Reach Out and Read is one of Scholastic's Lit Champs and our non-profit partner in our Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life campaign. We’'ve been working with them to spread the word about the importance of reading aloud to your children as a necessary part of child literacy development – and also for a clean bill-of-health.

 

In celebration of their major milestone, they revealed an original birthday illustration created by author/illustrator Peter Reynolds. This is part of their monthly donation initiative called the “Book Buddy” campaign.

You can learn more about their birthday celebration, by visiting www.reachoutandread.org or checking out Facebook.com/reachoutandread and twitter.com/reachoutandread.

 

To learn more on how you can help every child gain the right to #ReadEveryDay, check out scholastic.com/readeveryday

 

Photo Credit: Reach Out and Read