THIS BOOK IS COOL! is a series of 100 webisodes to encourage a love of reading. It premiered on June 1, 2020, and since then, thousands of children from across the Suncoast region have qualified to receive free books as a gift from The Patterson Foundation. This year, 4,014 children are registered [not including kiddos participating in their summer camps]! It’s going to be an incredible summer of learning!
Children who are registered for THIS BOOK IS COOL! receive:
For folks who still want to participate, we encourage you to check out these books from your local library and follow along here. Activity guides are located in each grade level and are connected to their corresponding webisode.
Remember friends, reading is the key to succeeding!
Stronger Me, Stronger We gives community members the opportunity to virtually connect in small groups and build their knowledge and skills. Each Stronger Me, Stronger We offering is comprised of several one-hour Zoom sessions.
Learn more about how we are connecting, learning, and sharing together to build trust so that relationships are deepened and new possibilities can begin to emerge.