1,000,000 Books Prescribed to Children In Kansas City since 1997

  • Let’s Read booklet; Junior League PublicationProvided to children at their newborn checkup
  • Vamos a Leer booklet; Junior League PublicationProvided to children at their newborn checkup
  • White on Black by Tana HobanProvided to children at their 2/4 month checkup
  • Salta, Conejito/Hip, Hop by Catherine HnatovProvided to children at their 2/4 month checkup
  • Let’s Have Fun!; ScholasticProvided to children at their 6/9 month checkup
  • Las Familias/Families; Star Bright BooksProvided to children at their 6/9 month checkup
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It/Si te sientes bien contento by Annie KublerProvided to children at their 12/15 month checkup
  • Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise BrownProvided to children at their 12/15 month checkup
  • Clifford y los opuestos/Clifford’s Opposites - by Norman BirdwellProvided to children at their 18/24 month checkup
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? by Bill Martin, Jr.Provided to children at their 18/24 month checkup
  • When I Get Bigger - by Mercer MayerProvided to children at their 30/36 month checkup
  • Buenoas niches, Pequena Nutria/ Good Night, Little Sea Otter - by Janet HalfmannProvided to children at their 30/36 month checkup
  • Where the Wild Things Are - by Maurice SendakProvided to children at their 4 year checkup
  • Off to Bed, Little Monster!/A la cama, monstruito! - by Mario RamosProvided to children at their 4 year checkup
  • Countdown to the First Day of School - by Ann Marie HarrisProvided to children at their 5 year checkup
  • My First 500 Spanish Words/Mis Primeras 500 palabras en espanol - BrimaxProvided to children at their 5 year checkup
  • Sleep BabyProvided to children at their 1 month checkup

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    • Dec 8, 2016

      New volunteer orientation and training at 3:30 p.m. at the Reach Out and Read office.  If interested in attending, please contact Jenny Horsley at 913-945-6577 or jhorsley@kumc.edu

    • Dec 13, 2016

      Book Delivery Day!

    • Dec 21, 2016

      New volunteer orientation and training at 10 a.m. at the Reach Out and Read office.  If interested in attending, please contact Jenny Horsley at 913-945-6577 or jhorsley@kumc.edu

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