K through Grade 1
Emerging readers need access to books 24/7 to support their early reading development.
DID YOU KNOW?
88% of children who are poor readers at the end of first grade will be
poor readers in 4th grade.*
According to a meta-analytic research synthesis commissioned by Reading Is Fundamental, access to print materials at home:
- Improves reading performance
- Is instrumental in learning the basics of reading
- Causes children to read more and for longer lengths of time
- Produces improved attitudes toward reading and learning (Learning Point Associates 2010).
Through our Supporting Literacy Development program The Children’s Book Bank brings bundles of books to K/1 students at targeted local elementary schools in high poverty neighborhoods.