VISION: That children in every family have their own books at home so that they may become better readers, perform better in school and do better in life.
MISSION: Big Rig Books is a mobile literacy outreach initiative focused on fostering recreational reading beyond the classroom by encouraging reading and providing books for children and families in economically challenged, underserved communities and underperforming schools.
“The look on the faces of our students when they saw the BIG RIG was amazing! It’s a unique and beautiful transformation to get books to underserved communities. When our students found they would receive a free book, their excitement was beyond belief. Many thanks to John and Kathy for their thoughtful, generous and most…
Susan Acuna, President and CEO
Literacy Council Gulf Coast
We truly appreciate your visits. Many of my parents who came on Back to School Night last week asked about the books their child had brought home. I explained about your Big Rig Books truck and your mission. They were very impressed and very thankful that you are doing this. My students loved the books…