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RIF LIVE celebrates the 2015 Multicultural Book Collection

Kelly Starling Lyons and Don Tate, author and illustrator of Hope’s Gift, a story about a family during the time of the Emancipation Proclamation, gave a special book reading and presentation at Anne Beers Elementary School in Washington, D.C. last May. Find Hope’s Gift along with 30+ amazing children’s books in our 2015 Multicultural Book Collection.


RIF Live at Savoy Elementary

Meet Kelly Starling Lyons, author of the children’s book Tea Cakes for Tosh – a touching family story from our 2014 Multicultural Book Collection. Tune in for an exciting book reading and presentation, and then check out the rest of our collection for more great reads and activities. A special thanks Savoy Elementary School in Washington, D.C. for hosting us.

RIF Live at Barcroft Elementary

Celebrate Black History Month and the release of our 2014 Multicultural Book Collection. Meet the authors and illustrator of the amazing story of Philip Reid Saves the Statue of Freedom – one of the awesome books in our new collection.

Special thanks to Barcroft Elementary School in Washington, DC for hosting our live event. A video of the February 21 celebration is found below.

RIF LIVE goes to birds!

A big 'Thank You' to the National Zoo and Zookeepers Dan and Ric (and Cricket the Toucan) for a great reading of the book The Bossy Gallito by Lucía González and illustrated by Lulu Delacre. If you missed our latest broadcast, it's okay! The entire event is now available via RIF's SchoolTube.com channel.

African American History Month - RIF LIVE Event

RIF LIVE sends kids over the moon!

Special thanks to NASA, Associate Administrator of Education and a former astronaut Leland Melvin, and others for bringing their unique experiences and the joy of reading to children across the country.

RIF LIVE celebrates the 2015 Multicultural Book Collection