Motivation is the critical first step in developing any skill.


Our mission is to motivate children to WANT to read.

Volunteer Readers

Public Education

Linda and Micki - Jackson


Book Distribution

book distribution with kids


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Programs in support of our mission are offered in four basic categories:


Volunteer Readers, Public Education, Book Distribution and Classroom Enrichment.




mo·ti·va·tion \ˌmō-tə-ˈvā-shən\

Simple Definition of motivation
  1. the act or process of giving someone a reason for doing something
  2. the condition of being eager to act or work
  3. a force or influence that causes someone to do something

Merriam-Webster Dictionary


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Motivating Children to WANT to Read


Learn more about what motivates children to want to learn to read and what Read Aloud West Virginia is doing to provide the tools we need to raise a state full of readers!

Many thanks to West Virginia State University Extension Service for making this video come to life!

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Help us keep books in the hands and on the minds of West Virginia’s children.

Together, we can change the literacy climate in West Virginia.