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Impact by the numbers

A look at the impact of Reach Out and Read on a local and national scale.

U.S. Totals (as of 4/17/2014)
4.2 million children served annually

Reach Out and Read's thousands of doctors and nurses promote early literacy and school readiness to young children and their families in all 50 states. Each year, medical providers at the nearly 5,000 Reach Out and Read program sites nationwide distribute 6.5 million books to children and invaluable literacy advice to parents.

  A True Impact

Programs Near You

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Contact Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read National Center
56 Roland Street, Suite 100D
Boston, MA 02129-1243

Parent Resources

A Prescription to Read 20 Minutes Every Day.

Suggested Reading:


Title: Big Dog... Little Dog
Author: P.D. Eastman
Reading To Your Three Year Old

Preschoolers can easily learn useful concepts, such as opposites, in classic children's books. 

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