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AT–A–GLANCE
What is it?

Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life. is a global literacy campaign to help kids to read so they can succeed in school and in life.

Who's it for?

Everyone! Scholastic is asking our partners, publishers, educators, business leaders, nonprofits, parents, caregivers and students to work together to ensure all children learn and love to read.

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scholastic.com/readeveryday

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Sara Sinek
ssinek@scholastic.com
(212) 343-6899

Mike Barrett
mbarrett@scholastic.com
(212) 343-6570


“... Today we live in a world of digital information. Yet reading has never been more important...”

—Richard Robinson, President, Chairman and CEO of Scholastic, from The Reading Bill of Rights


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The Art of Read Every Day

The Art of Read Every Day — 2013

We asked 13 outstanding children’s book illustrators to create their artistic interpretations of our literacy campaign message: Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life. The result is a spectacular collection of art, and each piece is accompanied by free supplemental resources that meet the Common Core State Standards.

Poster-sized versions of each piece of art, a deluxe set of all 13 posters and a 2014–15 desktop calendar featuring the art are all available for purchase exclusively through The Scholastic Store Online and in The Scholastic Store in New York City, with net proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Reach Out and Read.

For more information or to download the free resources, please visit www.scholastic.com/readeveryday/art.

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Harry Bliss
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  Nancy Carpenter
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/HenryCole.jpgHenry Cole
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  http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/KazuKibuishi.jpgKazu Kibuishi
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/JeffKinney.jpgJeff Kinney
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  http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/YuyiMorales.jpgYuyi Morales
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/KadirNelson.jpgKadir Nelson
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  http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/LeUyenPham.jpg LeUyen Pham
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/DavPilkey.jpgDav Pilkey
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  http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/JerryPinkney.jpgJerry Pinkney
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/JudySchachner.jpgJudy Schachner
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/AxelScheffler.jpgAxel Scheffler
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http://mediaroom.scholastic.com/files/ErinStead.jpgErin E. Stead
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The Art of Read Every Day — 2011

Twelve outstanding children’s book illustrators were asked to create their artistic interpretation of the global literacy campaign — Read Every Day. Lead a Better Life. Participating artists include: Norman Bridwell, Bruce Degen, Edwin Fotheringham, Mary GrandPré, Barbara McClintock, Jon J Muth, Sean Qualls, Stephen Savage, David Shannon, Jeff Smith, Mark Teague and Raina Telgemeier. Poster-sized reproductions of their work were available for purchase, with 60% of the proceeds benefiting the nonprofits Reading Is Fundamental and Reach Out and Read.

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Norman Bridwell
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  Bruce Degen
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Edwin Fotheringham
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  Mary GrandPré
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Barbara McClintock
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  Jon J Muth
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Sean Qualls
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  Stephen Savage
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David Shannon
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  Jeff Smith
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Mark Teague
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  Raina Telgemeier
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Read Every Day Webcast with Taylor Swift

A global classroom webcast about the power of books and reading.  Learn more here.

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From Taylor Swift October 24, 2012 Read Every Day Webcast

 
Taylor Swift talks about how reading has inspired her song writing with Z100 radio personality Trey Morgan during Scholastic's "Read Every Day" literacy event at the company's NYC headquarters on Wednesday, October 24, 2012. The event was webcast live into classrooms around the country and the world to encourage students to read every day in order to succeed in school and in life. Swift’s new album Red is out this week. (Photo courtesy of Scholastic.)

 

Video Archive

The Reading Bill of Rights: A Child's Right to Read, presented by Scholastic employees

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Scholastic Chairman Richard Robinson at the 2010 Bologna Children’s Book Fair

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Scholastic Chairman Richard Robinson at the International Reading Association 2010 convention

 

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