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  • Summer Reading Resources

    Tennessee kids can keep up with learning and prevent summer slide with these programs

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  • Read20 Book Club

    The First Lady's Read20 Family Book Club is a great year-around activity resource for children and families of all ages!

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  • TNFosters

    Learn how to become a foster parent or support foster families in Tennessee.

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  • kidcentral

    Visit, Tennessee's one-stop-shop for information on children's health, education, development and support.

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  • Building Strong Brains

    Tennessee's initiative to prevent and address the adverse effects of toxic stress and create safe, stable and nurturing environments for developing children.

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  • First Lady's Statewide Summer Reading Competition

    READ to WIN your spot at the Kids State Dinner with the Governor & First Lady!

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    8/18/2017 Governor Bill Halslam and First Lady Crissy Haslam greet Tennessee's Top 100 Readers

    First Lady's Statewide Summer Reading Competition

    Reading during the summer is so important to staying on track in school and becoming a strong student! With First Lady Crissy Haslam's Statewide Summer Reading Competition, you can challenge the Rising K-4th students in your life to read over the summer and win the chance to attend a celebratory Kids State Dinner with the Governor and First Lady. 


    Visit the Tennessee Residence

    Sign up to request a historical tour or a field trip at Tennessee's historic home  and grounds!