Time to Thrive

Integrating reading aloud into pediatric care.

brain graphic
of a child’s brain is formed between birth and age 3
Nurturing Young Minds

Our network of pediatric clinicians provides families with the understanding and tools they need to make reading and storytelling part of their daily routines.

Shaping Brighter Futures

It’s vital that children benefit from reading and other language-rich experiences starting at birth. Reading together furthers language acquisition, promotes brain development, and provides an opportunity for families to build powerful, lasting bonds.

We reach 1 in 4 children
from low-income families
Make a Gift, Make an Impact

Help us reach 5 million children in our 30th year!

The Next Chapter

Reach Out and Read is changing pediatric healthcare.

“Having that joy of reading, that warm interaction with a parent, a feeling you can count on every single day—that is what Reach Out and Read provides.”

– Pediatrician, Hughes Spalding, Georgia
Share the Joy of Reading Aloud

You can make a difference in a child’s life.

We are the only national pediatric literacy model endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
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We’re All Over the Map
Reach Out and Read has a national presence—and we’re still growing.
Thank you to Boise Paper for their generous support of our new website.