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Reading Tips to Go

Need help coming up with ideas to keep your child's reading and writing skills improving over the summer? Sign up for our Reading Tips to Go to get fun tips and activity ideas sent right to your phone. You'll receive 3-4 messages per week, all summer long! Also available in Spanish.

Easy sign up

To start receiving our summer literacy texts, simply text READING to 41411 from your mobile phone, or enter your mobile number into the box on the left and click "Subscribe." It's that easy!

To stop receiving texts at any time, text STOP to 41411. For help, text HELP to 41411. Standard message and data rates apply, so check with your cellular provider if you have billing questions.

Happy summer reading!


¡Suscribirse a recibir mensajes de texto para ayudar a los niños con la lectura! Recibirá 3-4 mesajes por semana durante todo el verano. Para suscribirse, manda LECTURA a 41411, o introduce su número de teléfono en el cuadro a la izquierda y haga clic en "Subscribe." Responde Y para confirmarlo.

Cargos por mensajes y datos se aplican. Para cancelar en cualquier momento, manda STOP a 41411.

¡Vamos a leer!

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