Hogwash ($16.99, Little, Brown, ages 4-8) written by Karma Wilson and illustrated by Jim McMullan,…
Let’s Keep Everyone Reading!
The government’s 2011 proposed budget will cut funding for Reading is Fundamental. As you probably know, RIF is a longtime kids’ program that provides free books to millions of kids. RIF receives 80% of its funding from the government.
Currently, the organization is rallying parents, educators and the community with a ‘write your politician campaign’ on the internet – already thousands have offered their support. You can just click here and sign your name – that’s it!
Without federal funding, more than 4.4 million children and families will not receive free books or reading encouragement from RIF programs. Let’s keep giving books to those who yearn to read and learn! Thanks for your help.