HOUSTON — Being able to read is critical to every child's future. Children who do not read on-level by the end of Grade 3, have only a 1 in 8 chance of ever catching up, and are four times more likely to drop out of school.  

RELATED: KHOU 11 Turn The Page Literacy Initiative

You can help us “Turn The Page” on Houston’s literacy crisis. KHOU 11 is partnering with Houston based non-profit Books Between Kids for the fourth year in a row to help at-risk children have books of their own.  

We're also hosting LIVE Turn the Page Bedtime Stories every weeknight from June 3 to June 21 on our KHOU 11 Facebook page

A KHOU 11 anchor, Houston community leader or local celebrity will take your children on a magical adventure by reading a different book each night.

Curl up with your kiddos and join us on weeknights at 7:30 p.m. 

And post photos and videos of you reading to your kids using #KHOUReads. 

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