Jumpstart’s 2013 Read for the Record campaign broke the world reading record! On October 3rd, 2,462,860 adults and children read Otis, by Loren Long, breaking the record for the greatest number of people reading the same book on the same day. The record-breaking turnout included more than 400,000 readers of the digital book on wegivebooks.org.
We Give Books gives parents, caregivers, and educators immediate access to a growing digital library of great children’s books—books they can read for free, anytime and anywhere they like. For each book read online, we donate a brand new book to a great literacy organization serving young people who don’t have books of their own. The more you read, the more we give.
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If you read Otis on Read for the Record Day, October 3rd, make sure your reading counts! Click here to be counted.
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