Not Just A Picture Book: The Benefits of the Graphic Novel

Oct 28, 2020

The year 2020 has provided many firsts; one of the more exciting ones, was the presentation of the prestigious Newberry Medal, a literary award, to a graphic novel. This exciting news elevates the authority of the graphic novel and defines its role in the development of children’s literacy skills. How can a graphic novel be […]

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Tea3 Foundation Announces Funding Partnership with United Through Reading

Oct 12, 2020

This first collaboration will help fund United through Reading’s participation in Camp Pendleton’s Marine Corps Community Services Halloween Event. Two thousand children are expected to participate. Rancho Santa Fe, California, October 12, 2020 The Tea 3 Foundation ( will host a Covid 19-compliant fundraising event on October 27, 2020 at Nick & G’s in Rancho […]

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Read for the Record 2020

Oct 8, 2020

United Through Reading joined Read for the Record with Jumpstart on October 29 to reach 4,000 military families . Their 15th annual Read for the Record is a high-visibility annual fall campaign engaging over 2 million participants reading the same book on the same day. Jumpstart recognized United Through Reading with their Bringing the Story […]

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Scott Stallings Aligns With United Through Reading

Oct 7, 2020

United Through Reading, an official Birdies for the Brave Homefront Group, is honored to have PGA TOUR golf professional, Scott Stallings and his family represent their nonprofit organization. With United Through Reading, service members are always home for storytime. Since 1989, they have connected military families through video recorded storytime from around the world. Now, […]

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Pillar Deployment Retreat Giveaway

Oct 1, 2020

United Through Reading is so excited that we were able to connect with you at the Pillar Deployment Retreat in November. We want to help you make your own United Through Reading recordings to enjoy no matter the distance. Please fill out the form below and the first 50 people will receive a free book […]

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Join our Fall Recording Challenge

Sep 30, 2020

As children have adjusted to a new school year, encourage your child’s reading habits by starting a reading routine with the United Through Reading App. Join our Fall Into Your Reading Routine Challenge and win prizes for making recordings in October using the United Through Reading App. Prizes will be awarded for the following levels: […]

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2020 Back to School Storytime Kit

Sep 23, 2020

Our latest book shipment has arrived at story stations around the world and we’re so excited to share the books with you that will be bringing families together, no matter the distance. The 15 books that we’re sending out cover topics from school, American heroes, voting, fall, and books perfect for Halloween. Pick one of […]

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Emily Arnett Joins United Through Reading Board of Trustees

Sep 23, 2020

San Diego, CA – United Through Reading is proud to announce that Emily Arnett, an attorney at Littler Mendelson, has joined their Board of Trustees. Arnett is a member of the Littler CaseSmart team and is based in New York. She is responsible for early case evaluation (ECE) for class, collective, mass and representative actions. […]

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A Library of Bedtime Stories

Sep 9, 2020

Before the pandemic hit, Tech Sergeant Vince Fontana was only home for, at most, 2 weeks at the time. The Air Force loadmaster is regularly away on temporary duty travel (TDY) as he loads and unloads Air Force planes around the world. His wife Jennifer and 6-year old son Henry turned to the United Through […]

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Childhood Favorites Help College Kids and Mom Cope Through Long Deployment

Aug 26, 2020

For Madison Eggert-Crowe, her college experience included the normal trips home on the weekends to visit family, do laundry, and get a taste of home. During her senior year, however, those trips home included something not all that normal — regular Skype calls with her mom, Brigadier General Carol Eggert (Ret.), then on a 15-month […]

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