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Reading Is PresidentialBe Part of History!
Celebrate the Inauguration of the 44th president by joining our book drive. A $5 donation provides one new book to a D.C. student. Help us reach our goal of bringing 44,000 books to the Nation's Capital. Give a book today!
Book drive runs from January 8 through Inauguration Day, January 20.

RIF Ready PacksNew Literacy Motivational Activities!
Looking for new theme-based and age-appropriate activities? Check out RIF Ready Activities

Blog Talk Bubble 1RIF's Gone Blogging!
Connect with RIF President and CEO Carol H. Rasco through her new blog, Rasco From RIF. Subscribe today to get her unique perspective on RIF happenings, children’s literacy, books, and other topics you want to hear about from the world of RIF in Washington.

RIF MapNEW! RIF Locator Map
Check out the new, interactive RIF Locator Map, sponsored by Macy's. Learn state-by-state facts about RIF's network of more than 20,000 program sites and over 40,000 volunteers. 

Free, Bilingual Activity Book Have fun reading and writing with preschool-age children with Our Book By Us!/Nuestro Libro ¡Hecho Por Nosotros! Created with award-winning author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds, this book encourages children to read, write, listen, and talk. Download for free! 

 Reading Planet

 Leading to Reading

 Reading Activity Calendars

 Read Along Stories for Kids

 Semillitas de aprendizaje

 Leamos en familia 

 RIF Alumni Stories

 Literacy Games for Kids

 Printable Parent Guides 


 RIF News & eNewsletters

 Kids' Contests


Reading Is Fundamental, Inc. (RIF), founded in 1966, motivates children to read by working with them, their parents, and community members to make reading a fun and beneficial part of everyday life. RIF's highest priority is reaching underserved children from birth to age 8. Through community volunteers in every state and U.S. territory, RIF provides 4.6 million children with 16 million new, free books and literacy resources each year.  

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