91% of students say their favorite books are the ones they choose themselves.
Young readers are given a stipend to buy books of their choice. Each month we meet at a book store and UH mentors help young readers navigate the book store to find books that support their passion.
Book-buying experiences are a luxury. Reading for pleasure holds a direct correlation to educational success.
Young readers are invited back to film book reviews for the books they purchased. By producing a book review, students are able to connect with their new literature and inspire others.
We encourage our young readers who are interested to edit and publish their own reviews with the help of a mentor.
After a couple months in our program, young readers are able to exponentially grow their personal collection of books. Mission accomplished.
Building and maintaining a personal library is proven to have long-term impact on education success. Allowing young readers to strength their passions with literature.