For Families

How Does My Family Participate?

Plan ahead and download free resources and activities.
(Activity and Reading Guides are available in both English and Spanish).
Want to make a bigger impact? Spread the word by getting your school, library, or community involved.

  • Suggest this year’s campaign book for a story hour at your local library.
  • Volunteer to read this year’s campaign book in your child’s school/classroom.
  • Connect with a local after school program to organize activities and small group readings.

Show your support for early education by making a donation to Jumpstart.

Follow the campaign and share how you’re celebrating with us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram with #ReadfortheRecord.
Click here for social media resources.

Read this year’s campaign book on October 19, 2017.

Report the total number of children and adults you read with (including yourself) using the online form.


Already registered? You can buy additional books in our Shopify store. Gift the book to a friend, or buy additional books to donate to a classroom. Click here to shop now.

Need more than 50 books? Email to request a quote.

Together, we can help all children build the key language and literacy skills they need to take on the world.

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