Every Child a Reader is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to inspiring a lifelong love of reading in children and teens across America, and is supported by individual donations, grants, foundations, and the Children’s Book Council.

Every Child a Reader creates and supports programs that strive to make the reading and enjoyment of children’s books an essential part of America’s educational and social aims. The cornerstone programs are as follows:

Every Child a Reader understands that it is not enough for children to learn to read — it is essential that they enjoy their personal and shared reading experiences so that they will nurture those skills for the rest of their lives. Every Child a Reader’s vibrant national programs connect kids with their favorite books and authors to create meaningful experiences that will instill a lifelong love of reading at zero cost to kids and caregivers.

Dedicated to inspiring a love of reading in children and teens across America.

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Every Child a Reader is a 501(c)(3) charity supported by individual donations, grants, foundations, and the Children’s Book Council.