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Read “Bunny Cakes” on October 21st!

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On October 21, millions of children and adults will come together to read a single book for Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®.  The annual campaign celebrates literacy and brings awareness to the fact that children in need start kindergarten 60%

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Today is Read for the Record Day!

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Today, millions of people all over the world will read “Ladybug Girl and the Bug Squad”, by David Soman, as part of Read for the Record. Our friends at Jumpstart hold this event every year, bringing together parents, teachers, kids, volunteers, celebrities, political

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Last Chance to Get “Llama Llama Red Pajama” for Your Kids in Time to ‘Read for the Record’

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On October 6, millions of people all over the world will read “Llama Llama Red Pajama”, by Anna Dewdney, as part of Read for the Record. Our friends at Jumpstart hold this event every year, bringing together parents, teachers, kids,

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Odds and Bookends: September 17, 2010

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September is National Library Card Sign-up Month A library card is a passport. It permits its owner to travel to other places and times through the pages of a book. Membership in the community of the public library places thousands

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Jumpstart’s Read for the Record Day is just 45 days away!

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First Book’s national nonprofit partner, Jumpstart’s Read for the Record© day is only 45 days away.  This ground breaking campaign brings children and adults together to read the same book, on the same day, in homes and communities all over

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