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When Families Read Together, Learning Happens!

Plan your March 2017 National Reading Month.

Apply for a classroom of Kindle E-readers to support your Family Reading Experience next March. Application closes June 1.

Apply for Kindle Giveaway

In March 2017, thousands of schools will transform their National Reading Month event into a PTA Family Reading Experience – an interactive event that engages the whole family in reading activities.

Parents take part in the fun with their kids and leave the event with a deeper understanding of the simple ways they can support the core skills of literacy.

Parents will learn how to support these core skills of literacy:

Hearing Phonological Awareness Sight Fluency Books Vocabulary
Speak Phonics Question Comprehension    

The PTA Family Reading Experience helps families grow kids who love to read. Get started today.

  1. Sign Up your event.
    Tell us about your 2017 National Reading Month plans.   
  2. Access the Family Reading Experience Toolkit.
    Plan your PTA Family Reading Experience for March 2017 using the National Reading Month event check-list, interactive learning stations, turn-key event promotion tools, take-home family tip sheets, videos to share and more.  
  3. Enhance your school's technology with the Kindle Giveaway.
    Learn how you can access free Kindle e-readers for your school.
  4. Inspire families to have reading fun.
    Share ideas to inspire family reading experiences at home. 
  5. Spread the word using #FamiliesRead.
    Share videos and social media messages to remind families that when they read together – the love of reading grows. 

Research shows that when families read together, learning happens and memories are made that last a lifetime.


Email or call (800) 307-4782.