February 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Reading is Fundamental Launches Read for Success

RIF is making Read for Success, a new program intervention, available to schools and community groups across America to help elementary school students excel at year-round reading.

In Speeches, Melissa Sweet and Judy Cheatham Rally the Power of Nonfiction

Award-winning author/illustrator Melissa Sweet discussed her researching process, and literacy powerhouse Judy Cheatham described large-scale literacy interventions in schools during the standing-room-only ALSC Charlemae Rollins President’s Program at the 2015 ALA Annual Conference.

McDonald’s Partners with RIF to Add Books to Happy Meals in November

Thanks to a partnership with nonprofit literacy organization Reading is Fundamental (RIF), McDonald’s will be offering print books in its Happy Meals from November 1–14, 2013. The company will also provide free ebooks from DK publishing via its McPlay Happy Meal app.