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Saturday, July 11, 2009

Get Ready to Read

Imagine if every child in our community enters Kindergarten having been read to regularly by the most important teacher they will ever have - their parents.

In participating Georgia counties, each month, until age 5, a new book will be mailed directly to the registered child's home address. We are currently inBaldwin, Bibb, Brooks, Butts, Calhoun, Camden, Carroll, Catoosa, Charlton, Chatham, Chattooga,  Clarke, Clay, Colquitt, Coweta, Dade, Dawson, Dougherty, Effingham, Elbert, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Gilmer, Glascock, Glynn, Grady,GreeneHancock, Haralson, Hart, Harris, Heard, Henry, Houston,Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Lincoln, Lumpkin, Madison, McDuffie,McIntosh, Meriwether, Mitchell, Monroe, Morgan,

Oglethorpe, Pickens, Putnam, Seminole, Stephens, Taliaferro, Telfair, Thomas, Towns, Upson, Walker, Walton, Warren, Washington and White counties and we have 3 urban pilot programs functioning: College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center in Decatur; Kennedy Head Start Center in Atlanta; and Antioch AME Church in Stone Mountain.                                  


Children may receive up to a maximum of 60 books, depending on their age when they enter the program.



    For more information visit www.ferstfoundation.org 

    Provided by Consult With ME! Educational Consulting














    There is absolutely no cost (ever) to registered children! 
    Each child will receive one book monthly that is to be read to them by their parents or care givers, then placed in the specially designed bookends that will also be available.

    These books become the child's own to read over and over and perhaps pass down to their children.

    If your child lives in a participating community and is under the age of 5, fill out and return the registration form for each qualifying child or you can register online by clicking here .

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