Great news – the Kickstarter for “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” has surpassed its campaign goal of $400,000! Read to a Child will receive 400 copies of this wonderful book for our lunchtime reading program. The team behind “Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” has set a new campaign stretch goal to fund this incredible project that they’ve promised we’ll really appreciate. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls” is a children’s book featuring 100 tales about the life and adventures of 100 extraordinary women who have changed and are changing the world.

Read to a Child believes strongly in empowering girls and we are pleased to lend our support to this important new book. So, we encourage you to visit the “Rebel Girls” Kickstarter project at and either contribute or share among like-minded members of your social media networks. Keep an eye out for “Rebel Girls” on our lunchtime reading program book carts next year!

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls


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83% of 4th graders from low-income families are not proficient in reading

Children who are read to at least 3x/week are almost twice as likely to score in the top 25% in reading

Students who talk about reading have higher average reading scores than students who never or hardly ever talk about reading.

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