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Over 1000 parents & students attended Waipahu Elementary RAP

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The French got it!

Paper is not dead!

Read Aloud America is in year 3 of a 5-year grant to present 6-8 programs every year in the underserved community of Hana, Maui.

Presenters: Gino Pascual, Joanne Laird

Ka`ala Elementary
Triplets Ashley, Aloha & Jennifer Ceria


Even dogs like being read aloud to at a RAA program in Hilo.


Our Mission

Through the fun of reading and being read-to,
Read Aloud America promotes literacy, bonds families,
and builds communities of lifetime readers.

Read the article in the Star Advertiser Op-Ed section: "Early education must start with involved parents - and a good book"
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Multiple Grammy Award Winner Uncle George Kahumoku,
Jr. wows the crowd at Kula Elementary RAP Program.

Book Swap Table

Read Aloud America offers Keiki Story Time
programs at Maui Ocean Center

Joanne Laird, RAP Program Director and presenter with
Adult RAP Winner.
Living Local with the Baraquios 
episode on OC16 featuring Read Aloud America

"Read Aloud America's focus & achievements make it the most successful parent-education program of its kind in the U.S.," says Jim Trelease, one of the leading experts on education and literacy, in a letter all should read dated July, 2015. Click here

Read additional testimonials from a Makaha Elementary parent and a Barbers Point Elementary teacher/parentClick here for more.

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Founded in 1995 our family literacy program has been growing over the past 20 years to become the largest and most effective in America!


Linapuni School / Oahu / RAP / 9�18�2014
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Presenter Joanne Laird leads programs at Maui Schools

Former Lt. Governor Duke Aiona at RAP Kualapu'u / Moloka'i

Midweek Cover Story

June 25, 2014
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Former Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui reads to the adults at RAP, Pohakea Elementary, Oahu


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