1,043,701 Books Prescribed to Children In Kansas City since 1997

  • Let’s Read booklet; Junior League PublicationProvided to children at their newborn checkup
  • Vamos a Leer booklet; Junior League PublicationProvided to children at their newborn checkup
  • White on Black by Tana HobanProvided to children at their 2/4 month checkup
  • Salta, Conejito/Hip, Hop by Catherine HnatovProvided to children at their 2/4 month checkup
  • Let’s Have Fun!; ScholasticProvided to children at their 6/9 month checkup
  • Las Familias/Families; Star Bright BooksProvided to children at their 6/9 month checkup
  • If You’re Happy and You Know It/Si te sientes bien contento by Annie KublerProvided to children at their 12/15 month checkup
  • Good Night Moon by Margaret Wise BrownProvided to children at their 12/15 month checkup
  • Clifford y los opuestos/Clifford’s Opposites - by Norman BirdwellProvided to children at their 18/24 month checkup
  • Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See? by Bill Martin, Jr.Provided to children at their 18/24 month checkup
  • When I Get Bigger - by Mercer MayerProvided to children at their 30/36 month checkup
  • Buenoas niches, Pequena Nutria/ Good Night, Little Sea Otter - by Janet HalfmannProvided to children at their 30/36 month checkup
  • Where the Wild Things Are - by Maurice SendakProvided to children at their 4 year checkup
  • Off to Bed, Little Monster!/A la cama, monstruito! - by Mario RamosProvided to children at their 4 year checkup
  • Countdown to the First Day of School - by Ann Marie HarrisProvided to children at their 5 year checkup
  • My First 500 Spanish Words/Mis Primeras 500 palabras en espanol - BrimaxProvided to children at their 5 year checkup
  • Sleep BabyProvided to children at their 1 month checkup
  • Mission: Reach Out and Read gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books into pediatric care and encouraging families to read aloud together.

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  • Upcoming Events

    • Nov 8, 2018

      New volunteer orientation and training. If you'd like to take part, contact Communications Coordinator Marianne Sharp: msharp5@kumc.edu

    • Nov 13, 2018

      Join us Tuesday, November 13, for an after-hours holiday shopping party at STUFF! From 5:30-7:00 p.m, STUFF will be open for you to find that perfect holiday gift, and 15% of the evening's sales will be donated to Reach Out and Read Kansas City. Located in Brookside, STUFF specializes in artist originals, handmade gifts, fine art, artisan jewelry, small-batch home and body products, indie cards, stationery and rugs. Grab some friends and come enjoy some fun holiday shopping, drinks and snacks for a great cause. There's no charge to attend, but make sure to register here so you'll get a reminder email! More information about STUFF here.


    • Dec 9, 2018

      Buy tickets to see the Chiefs take on the Ravens Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Arrowhead Stadium, and part of your ticket sale will go to benefit Reach Out and Read KC. $10 of your tickets price goes to ROR-KC, if you use our code when you buy them here
      Code: RORKC

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