Create Lifelong Readers

National Young Readers Week

A new story each day.


all about it

National Young Readers Week is an annual event that was co-founded in 1989 by Pizza Hut and the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. To make this week special, many schools recruit local “celebrities” to read aloud a favorite children’s book to classrooms.
Read more
Get the toolkit


one more story

Enhance your storytime with Read & Do plans that feature the free online stories compliments of One More Story and BOOK IT!

Click to download the Read & Do.
Grandfather's Journey
If the Dinosaurs Came Back
Jamaica Louise James
Rattletrap Car
The Seven Silly Eaters


for principals

Once again BOOK IT! is challenging principals from coast to coast to read their heart out during National Young Readers Week. It's simple: choose a day and read from bell to bell. Seriously, it's that simple. Interested? Learn more.

Tell Us About It