We’re Going to Set a Record!

<Jumpstart's Read for the Record

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Okay, so the stuff below that’s italicized is the sample blog post from the website. I didn’t write it. =p But we are joining in the campaign! We got Llama Llama Red Pajama for free from a special storytime at the library one year. Lakeshore Learning is also have a storytime to read this book on October 6th as well. It is also Davina‘s birthday, so head over and wish her a happy birthday next week. =)

What are you doing on October 6? How does breaking a world reading record while raising awareness about America’s achievement gap sound?

Join us as we participate in Jumpstart’s Read for the Record® presented in partnership with Pearson Foundation. Its a national campaign that mobilizes adults and children to close the early education achievement gap by setting a reading world record.

This annual campaign allows Americans to demand that all children receive the quality early education they deserve. On October 6, 2011, more than 2 million voices will call for an end to America’s early education achievement gap by reading Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney – setting a world record in the process!

Get involved at http://www.readfortherecord.org to help Jumpstart close the early education achievement gap:

1. Pledge to Read: Submit your official pledge and help us reach more than 2.1 MILLION children.
2. Spread the Word: Use our simple tools to educate your friends and family about America’s early education achievement gap and invite them to read.

For more information visit http://www.readfortherecord.org


2 thoughts on “We’re Going to Set a Record!

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  2. This morning our speaker at MOPS talked about the importance of reading with children. I’m off to search for our copy of this book now. Thanks for letting me know about this wonderful event! Glad I scrolled back through your posts and found out!

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