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.
As a teacher and a parent, I really appreciate your mission. My daughter, Janaye, looks forward to Monday's when the Big Rig comes. As a teacher Isee the joy when my kids choose their book and are excited! We need more people like you in our community.
The students were incredibly happy to be able to choose a book and take it home. There were a lot of choices and everyone left with a book they were excited about. As a teacher, I liked the fact that they were able to really think about what book they could get and make a…
Teacher: Early Learning Center-West Chicago District #33