Free books for eligible Louisiana preK4 through 5th grade children delivered straight to your home.
Enter your child’s code to register:
Need a code? Learn more about the program.
How It Works
When children have books in their home, they’re more likely to read!
READ is a new FREE book and literacy program for eligible Louisiana students. Once you successfully register with your code, you’ll receive:
Frequently Asked Questions
The Reading Enrichment and Academic Deliverables (READ) program is a new state-funded book and literacy program designed to help support Louisiana students not yet reading on grade level. Learn more about the program here.
Students in preK4 through 5th grade who are enrolled in a Louisiana public school and not yet reading on grade level are eligible. Students will receive a code from their school for families to register them in the program.
Contact your child’s school to see whether they are eligible for the READ program.
Contact your child’s school to see whether they are eligible and receive a code for the program.
Contact your child’s school to request a new code.
The first shipment will occur in March and the second shipment in June for eligible children who are registered by March 1, 2023.
Eligible children who are registered by May 5, 2023, will receive their books in June.
Books will be delivered directly to children’s homes through the mail. If circumstances require an alternative delivery method, email ReadLA@Scholastic.com to identify an alternate plan.
Children and their families can select the topics of the books they would like to receive. Both fiction and nonfiction books covering a wide variety of genres, characters, and settings will be available. Books in this program will be age-appropriate, high-quality, and organized by grade level.
Books are chosen in consultation with the Louisiana Department of Education. Books in this program will be age-appropriate, high-quality, and organized by grade and reading levels.
Books and literacy resources are available in English and Spanish.
This program is 100% free for eligible children and their families. The READ program receives funding from the Louisiana legislature.
Parents/guardians need to provide:
Name, phone number, email address
Full Legal Student Information
Name, grade, school district, school
Book Genre and Topic Interests
Book Language Preference
Only families who have registered for READ are opted into the program. If you would like to opt out of the READ program, you should not register. If you choose to opt out after registering, please contact ReadLA@Scholastic.com.
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Phone: 844-473-2352 Email: ReadLA@Scholastic.com