I Am Raising A Reader v2

Information for Affiliates and Organizations

Parents everywhere want their children to have the very best experiences—the kind they will need to help them grow and develop. But it is not always easy to know what’s best. Is it research based or is it just popular? With so many “experts,” so much technology, and so little time, it can be difficult to make sense of the dizzying number of options available. Since 1999, Raising A Reader has helped over a million families develop, practice, and maintain home-based literacy routines that have been linked to academic and life success. We are proud to continue our commitment to high quality, high impact programming through our new family-friendly digital program, I Am Raising A Reader v2.

I Am Raising A Reader v2 offers innovative digital and print resources that allows families to engage in their homes and at their convenience. Families everywhere will now be able to say, “I Am Raising A Reader!”

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How it works

How it works

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Parent interviews indicated that this type of program likely fills a real need for families—i.e. a need and ‘desire’ for reading/academic activities and materials to engage their children during the summer that is not part of a formal program.
Marc Stein, Ph.D.

School of Education, John Hopkins University

This program helped my kids to learn new things over the summer. It kept words in front of them!
Participating Parent

Napa, CA

Family Requirements

In order to participate, families will need:

  • An email address or cell phone number that is used regularly
  • A mailing address
  • To take a short survey before and at the end of the 6-week program

Benefits of Joining

Through the I Am Raising A Reader v2 program, parents and caregivers will experience the joy of sharing books with their children by:

  • Using fun, easy, and “real-life” research based practices
  • Captivating their child’s interest and bringing their family together through Raising A Reader approved print and digital resources
  • Engaging with the program materials in their home (or wherever they are!) at their convenience and on their schedule