Early Learning Hub

There's still time to sign up to Read for the Record

August 17, 2022

Jump Start Read for the Record logo in red and blackis happening on Thursday, October 27, 2022. Sign up today!

The Early Learning Hub of Linn, Benton & Lincoln Counties would like to help you Read for the Record this year. We will send you this year’s book - Nigel and the Moon by Antwan Eady and illustrated by Gracey Zhang - to read to your class or care group.

Book orders have begun. If you would like to participate this fall, please contact us now at elhub@linnbenton.eduLet us know if you would like a copy in English, Spanish, or both, and your name and contact information. We will order books and contact you about delivery when they arrive. After the event, we ask participants to share how many adults and how many children Read for the Record with you.

Jumpstart's 2022 Read for the Record campaign selection is Nigel and the Moon, written by Antwan Eady and illustrated by Gracey Zhang. It is available in English and Spanish.  

Cover the of book Nigel and the Moon.
Nigel and the Moon is the story of a young boy who dreams BIG but is too scared to share his dreams with the world. Instead, every night he tells his dreams to the moon. As his class moves through career week, Nigel’s family and community help him find confidence in who he is.


Click here for more information about this year's book and the Read for the Record campaign

Jumpstart’s Read for the Record is a global movement to raise awareness around the critical importance of early literacy and increase access to high-quality children’s books. On Read for the Record Day, millions of people worldwide come together to read Jumpstart’s special edition campaign book and celebrate early literacy with children in our communities.

Download a Read for the Record flyer 2022 to share