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
As a summer school teacher at Kolmar school, I just wanted to extend an additional thank you for your donation to my students today! They were beyond excited with the books they were able to take home and so eager to spend the day reading. It's nice to see struggling readers begging for extra reading…