Did You Give a Book?

Please send us a picture or video of you participating in the #1000BROWNSTORIES campaign!

Here are some ideas/guidelines:

Picture Ideas

  • Show the child holding the given book.
  • Show the participant holding the book.
  • Show the participant purchasing the book.
  • Show the child and the participant with the book.
  • Show the child reading the book.
  • Show the participant and child reading the book.

Picture Guidelines:

  1. Pictures must be in portrait/vertical orientation.
  2. Use good lighting/clear camera.
  3. The book must feature a main character of color.
  4. There is no clothing with profanity / offensive images in the photo.

Video Ideas

  • Show participant purchasing book.
  • Show the participant talking into the camera e.g. “Hi! My name is ___ and I am participating in the #1000BROWNBOOKS campaign! I gave ________ to (who book was given to). Diverse books are important for all young readers, so join us! Donate a book and help Brown Kids Read distribute 1000 diverse stories through the #1000BROWNBOOKS Campaign!
  • Child holding book and waving
  • Participant and child with book

Video Guidelines:

  1. Videos must be in portrait/vertical orientation.
  2. Must be between 30 seconds to 1 minute long
  3. Good lighting / clear camera

Here are some inspiration photos!

Please note that images DO NOT have to contain the child’s face.

Submit your picture / video!