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.
Thought you might find the attached of interest... "For children who need it most-poor children-well-thought programs provide broade-based support, but one intervention that has proved to work well in stemming reading loss is ensuring that young people have books to read. Library reading programs work - but for many kids in big cities, getting to…
Dr Thomas Scheider
Superintendant of school dist CCSD 180
“I have heard so much positive feedback from the teachers. My only complaint from the other teachers was, ‘why didn’t I get to go’, and I have assured them that you are coming back and will get to everyone."