OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Every year KMTV’s parent company along with the Scripps Howard Foundation work with Scholastic to sponsor the “If You Give a Child a Book….” campaign. The campaign promotes literacy by providing books to kids.
This year KMTV raised enough money for each child at Blumfield Elementary to take home 6 books. In addition to this year’s donation, the Scripps Howard Foundation teamed up with Author Peter Reynolds to share a special book called “SAY SOMETHING.”
The 3 News Now Team put together three versions of the book so more people could enjoy the important message this book shares.
One version is a compilation provided by several members of the 3 News Now Team. Another was read in Spanish. The final version was a partnership between 3 News Now and the Nebraska Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing using American Sign Language.
For more info on the book go to: https://kids.scholastic.com/kids/book/say-something-by-peter-h-reynolds/
Closed captioning is included on the videos below and on the 3 News Now YouTube Channel.
"Say Something" by Peter Reynolds
"Di Algo" by Peter Reynolds
For more on some of the resources available for children who speak Spanish click on the links below:
"Say Something" by Peter Reynolds with ASL
For more on some of the resources available for children who are deaf or heard of hearing click on the links below:
For info on the Scripps Howard Foundation’s “If You Give a Child a Book…” campaign click here.