Barefoot Books is partnering with Raising Readers to put books in the hands of children in need!
Each time someone places an order on the Barefoot Books website they will donate a book to Raising Readers! Now through July 31, 2020!
It’s a wonderful initiative that is easy for us to all be a part of! A simple way to give back and make a difference in the lives of children.
Let’s Raise Readers Everywhere!
Barefoot Books is an award-winning publisher of children’s books, activities and games. Two women founded the publishing house in 1992. They wanted to “create beautiful books that celebrate diversity, spark curiosity and capture children’s imaginations.”
Today the team at Barefoot Books is committed to living the kindness and compassion they celebrate and promote in their books.
Research shows that home literacy routines promote healthy brain development, family bonding, and increased literacy skills. All are proven elements for lifetime success!
That’s why they have partnered with Raising A Reader to donate one book for every order placed on their website between May 11 and July 31, 2020.
You can be part of this effort! Place an order on the Barefoot Books website and you’ll help them reach their goal to put 25,000 books into children’s hands!
In The Read-Aloud Handbook author Jim Trelease shares the research that shows the importance of books to children’s success. For example research has shown that academic success is directly related to the number of books in the child’s home, school classroom, and school library.
As the number of books increases, the child does better in school.
About Raising Readers
Raising A Reader (RAR) is a national leader in early literacy and family engagement.
They help some of the hardest-to-reach families in the country gain access to books. And they provide support to develop home-based literacy routines critical for children’s school success.
Changing Lives for Over 20 Years
Raising a Reader started as a small, local early childhood literacy and family engagement program in California. Today they are a national force in more than 25 USA states.
They work through many providers to implement their proven program. Over 3,000 providers are involved in their network, including:
- housing agencies,
- children and family-focused organizations,
- migrant and Native American groups,
- corporations as an employee benefit, and
- other public and private service providers.
During the COVID-19 pandemic RAR has responded by maintaining strong bonds with their affiliates through individual outreach, town hall meetings and small group virtual gatherings. Their programs are in need of high-quality books to support reading for the families they serve. That’s where Barefoot Books comes in and YOU can be part of making this possible!
Order for the Kids in Your Life – Help Children Everywhere
Get new books and gifts for the children in your life today. At the same time your order will change children’s lives everywhere.
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