10 Books. 10 Weeks. Pledge

Go on a reading adventure and read one book a week for ten weeks. Once you reach your destination, receive a certificate of completion from Susanne and Busker the Tusker!

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Susie’s Book Buzz

Need a book recommendation? Susanne features a book to read this week


Arkansas’ Reading Deficit

  • Only 31% of Arkansas’ 4th-grade students are proficient in reading (National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2015).
  • Arkansas ranks in the lower third in reading scores in comparison to other states (National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2015).
  • One-third of Arkansas schools report average literacy scores lower than 25 percent (Department of Education in Arkansas, 2015).
  • Only 39% of Arkansas’ graduating seniors met reading readiness benchmarks on the ACT (2015).