Programs

Read to Them offers a full suite of family literacy programs. Let us help you find the right one for your community of readers.

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One School, One Book

With One School, One Book, individual schools are united by the excitement of delving into one book together.
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One District, One Book

One District, One Book creates a shared reading program across an entire school district. By following a common schedule across your district, every family reads the same book at the same time.
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States Read One Book

By participating with a States Read program, schools across an entire state have the opportunity to come together to read one book at the same time. Currently, we have state-wide reading programs in Arkansas, Florida, Michigan, Mississippi, Texas, and Virginia.
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Discover which of our family literacy programs is the best fit for your school population. If you would like a digital copy of our Information brochure, please fill out the Get Information form.

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Explore the 150+ available titles in our catalog

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Select up to three titles to receive a quote. Click here to request your quote online!

Questions about our READING PROGRAMS?

Below, you’ll find answers to the questions we get asked most frequently about participating in a Read to Them family literacy program. If you don’t see your question or have something else you’d like to know, please reach out to us at programs@readtothem.org.

Students read the book at home with their families while building the habit of reading aloud as a family. Students celebrate the book at school using engaging materials from Read to Them’s Book Resource Pages. This strategy builds a bridge between home and school and initiates conversations about the book in the cafeteria, on the playground, and at the dinner table. The program creates school-wide enthusiasm for literacy and increases family involvement. Families and classrooms will both ask: “What will next year’s book be?”

When you participate in a Read to Them program, you receive: 

    • One book per student and 5% more for your staff
    • Resources to help you successfully launch your reading program
    • Descriptions of the benefits of the program, how to get your  community  involved, and read-aloud tips for families
    • A title-specific Book Resource Page that includes a letter home to families, a reading schedule, kickoff assembly ideas, trivia questions, cross-curricular activities, active reading strategies, discussion questions, vocabulary, and family activities
    • A PDF with links to exclusive author interviews and videos, Kahoots, and a Flipgrid community for your selected title

Read to Them programs fulfill the parental engagement requirement of Title I funding. We also have a Grant Writing toolkit available for client use. 

Depending on the length of your selected book, your reading event can be as short as 10 days (two school weeks) or as long as 20 days (four school weeks). Each book in our catalog comes with a reading schedule that can be edited to suit your needs.

Yes! Some schools read two or three books together in a year.