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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 11/1/2014)
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.

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Parent Resources

A Prescription to Read 20 Minutes Every Day.

Suggested Reading:


Title: Mufaro
Author: John Steptoe
Reading To Your Five Year Old

Books are a wonderful way to introduce your child to experiences and stories outside of what is familiar to them. Reading expands their world!

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