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One of the largest reading programs in professional sports, Wild About Reading utilizes baseball to promote reading in the classroom. Each student at participating schools that reads 10 books in five weeks earns two free tickets to a 2023 Grizzlies game at Chukchansi Park.

The program, now in its 20th year, reaches thousands of students in Fresno, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, and Merced counties every year and has served well over 1 million students since its inception. Designed to reinforce the importance and excitement of reading, Wild About Reading has become an activity the students look forward to year after year!

Want your kid's class to participate? Ask their teacher to email us at [email protected]!

Hi friends!

*Wild About Reading is back for another great year of baseball, fun, and, of course, READING! I can’t wait to hear about all of the books you check out over the next few weeks. *

My team and I are thrilled that you are reading the 2023 edition of our Farm Grown Magazine. In this magazine there are fun games, coloring pages, videos, and MORE! Make sure to ask your parents to print this out at home or go to your local library so that you can do all of the activities.

As always, this year’s Wild About Reading program features our annual reading challenge! Eddie the Owl can’t wait to hear about all the fun books you will read and we both know you will be up to the challenge. All you have to do is read 10 books in 5 weeks and you will receive two FREE tickets to a Grizzlies game! That means that you will get to come hang out with me at Chukchansi Park!

*See you soon and *


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