Read For the Record Videos

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Follow along with Brightly Storytime's reading of The Bear Ate Your Sandwich


United Through Reading Reads for the Record with Sgt. Major of the U.S. Army Dan Dailey and his wife Holly


Voicing their support of Jumpstart

Each year, prominent celebrities, athletes, and leaders have partnered with Jumpstart to serve as Literacy Champions for its 24-hour celebration. Literacy Champions help Jumpstart’s Read for the Record engage the widest possible audience and increase the visibility and awareness around the early education crisis in America by supporting the campaign via social media, recording PSAs, and reading with children on October 27th as part of the day’s Read for the Record events and activities. 

The 2016 Literacy Champions include actors Bridget Moynahan, Josh Duhamel, Jane Lynch, Kyla-Drew Simmons, and Danica McKellar; New England Patriots’ tight end and Creative Director of Awesomeness for The Imagination Agency, Martellus Bennett; celebrity fitness trainer and motivator, Shaun T; retired American astronaut and retired U.S. Navy captain, Scott Kelly, among others. 
Check out the 2016 Literacy Champion videos below and stay tuned for more videos and promotions leading up to October 27th! 


New England Patriots tight end and Creative Director of The Imagination Agency, Martellus Bennett, joins in on the Read for the Record fun!


Celebrity fitness trainer and motivator, Shaun T, joins Jumpstart to celebrate the 11th anniversary of Read for the Record.


Kyla-Drew Simmons, of Nickelodeon's "Nicky, Ricky, Dicky, & Dawn," encourages children and adults to be a part of the world's largest shared reading experience.