Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Jumpstart’s Read for the Record?
Jumpstart's Read for the Record, presented in partnership with the Pearson Foundation, is a campaign that brings together millions of Americans to celebrate literacy by breaking the world record for reading the same book on the same day. This year, October 3 is the official Read for the Record day. Your participation is symbolic of your support of Jumpstart’s mission: to work towards the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed.
Did Jumpstart break the record in 2012?
Yes! With your help, we broke the world record by reading with 2,385,305 adults and children around the world.
What’s the date of Jumpstart's Read for the Record this year?
The date for Jumpstart's Read for the Record is October 3, 2013.
What book are you reading this year?
The official 2013 campaign book is Otis by Loren Long.
How can I donate?
Please make a gift and contribute to Jumpstart's Read for the Record.
How can I contact someone at Jumpstart’s Read for the Record?
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