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Houston Texans Cheerleaders, Ambassadors and players teamed up to read a variety of children's books to help inspire Texans parents and kids to keep learning and reading throughout the experience of COVID-19. Click below to hear Texans celebrities read your favorite books!

3-5 Years Old

DeAndre Carter
Book: Where The Wild Things Are
Author: Maurice Sendak
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 3-5 years old

Justin Reid
Book: A Porcupine Named Fluffy
Author: Helen Lester
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age: 4-7 years old

Travis Johnson
Book: Rosa
Author: Nikki Giovanni, Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Publisher: Square Fish
Age: 5-7 years

Darren Fells
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: Philomel Books
Age Range: 3-8

Greg Mancz
Book: Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Author: Virginia Lee Burton
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age Range: 4-8 years old

Tyrell Adams
Book: The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Author: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Puffin Books
Age: 4-8 years old

Karan Higdon
Book: I am Sam-I-Am
Author: Tish Rabe
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Age: 3-7 years old

HTC Jasmine
Book: Ruby Finds a Worry
Author: Tom Percival
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Age Range: 3-6 years old

Rod Johnson
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: B.J. Novak
Publisher: Dial Books
Age: 4-8 years old

HTC Tiffany
Book: The Rabbit Listened
Author: Cori Doerrfeld
Publisher: Dial Books
Age: 3-5 years old

Travis Johnson
Book: Mama Says: A Book of Love for Mothers and Sons
Author: Rob D. Walker, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
Publisher: The Blue Sky Press
Age: 5 - 6 years

HTC Jessica
Book: Thelma the Unicorn
Author: Aaron Blabey
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Age: 3-5 years old

HTC Amanda
Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Author: Laura Numeroff
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 4-8 years old

David Johnson
Book: Little Blue Truck's Springtime
Author: Alice Schertle
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age: 4+ years old

Cecil Shorts III
Book: Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie
Author: James Dean and Kimberly Dean
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 4 - 8 years

Mike Quinn
Book: Family Huddle
Authors: Eli Manning, Archie Manning, Peyton Manning
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Age: 4-8 years

5-7 Years Old

Cecil Shorts III
Book: Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie
Author: James Dean and Kimberly Dean
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 4 - 8 years

Rod Johnson
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: B.J. Novak
Publisher: Dial Books
Age: 4-8 years old

Peter Kalambayi
Book: Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type
Author: Doreen Cronin
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Age: 5-7 years old

Mike Quinn
Book: Family Huddle
Authors: Eli Manning, Archie Manning, Peyton Manning
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Age: 4-8 years

Travis Johnson
Book: Rosa
Author: Nikki Giovanni, Illustrator: Bryan Collier
Publisher: Square Fish
Age: 5-7 years

Greg Mancz
Book: Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Author: Virginia Lee Burton
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age Range: 4-8 years old

Darren Fells
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: Philomel Books
Age Range: 3-8

Tyrell Adams
Book: The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Author: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Puffin Books
Age: 4-8 years old

Karan Higdon
Book: I am Sam-I-Am
Author: Tish Rabe
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Age: 3-7 years old

Brennan Scarlett
Book: By My Brother's Side
Author: Tiki & Ronde Barber
Publisher: Simon & Shuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Age: 6-8 years old

HTC Jasmine
Book: Ruby Finds a Worry
Author: Tom Percival
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
Age Range: 3-6 years old

Travis Johnson
Book: Mama Says: A Book of Love for Mothers and Sons
Author: Rob D. Walker, Leo Dillon, Diane Dillon
Publisher: The Blue Sky Press
Age: 5 - 6 years

Wade Smith
Book: Smitty Hits the Playbooks
Author: Wade Smith
Publisher: Bright Sky Publisher
Age Range: 6-12 years old

Wade Smith
Book: Smitty Tackles Bullying
Author: Wade Smith
Publisher: Bright Sky Publishing
Age Range: 6-12 years old

HTC Jessica
Book: Thelma the Unicorn
Author: Aaron Blabey
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Age: 3-5 years old

Justin Reid
Book: A Porcupine Named Fluffy
Author: Helen Lester
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age: 4-7 years old

HTC Amanda
Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Author: Laura Numeroff
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 4-8 years old

David Johnson
Book: Little Blue Truck's Springtime
Author: Alice Schertle
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age: 4+ years old

Jack Easterby
Book: The Giving Tree
Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Harper Collins
Age: 4-8 years

7-9 Years Old

Cecil Shorts III
Book: Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie
Author: James Dean and Kimberly Dean
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 4 - 8 years

Rod Johnson
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: B.J. Novak
Publisher: Dial Books
Age: 4-8 years old

Darren Fells
Book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Author: Eric Carle
Publisher: Philomel Books
Age Range: 3-8

Tyrell Adams
Book: The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
Author: Jon Scieszka
Publisher: Puffin Books
Age: 4-8 years old

Karan Higdon
Book: I am Sam-I-Am
Author: Tish Rabe
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Age: 3-7 years old

Greg Mancz
Book: Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Author: Virginia Lee Burton
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age Range: 4-8 years old

Brennan Scarlett
Book: By My Brother's Side
Author: Tiki & Ronde Barber
Publisher: Simon & Shuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Age: 6-8 years old

Wade Smith
Book: Smitty Hits the Playbooks
Author: Wade Smith
Publisher: Bright Sky Publisher
Age Range: 6-12 years old

Wade Smith
Book: Smitty Tackles Bullying
Author: Wade Smith
Publisher: Bright Sky Publishing
Age Range: 6-12 years old

HTC Amanda
Book: If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Author: Laura Numeroff
Publisher: HarperCollins
Age: 4-8 years old

David Johnson
Book: Little Blue Truck's Springtime
Author: Alice Schertle
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age: 4+ years old

Jack Easterby
Book: The Giving Tree
Author: Shel Silverstein
Publisher: Harper Collins
Age: 4-8 years

Mike Quinn
Book: Family Huddle
Authors: Eli Manning, Archie Manning, Peyton Manning
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Age: 4-8 years

9-12 Years Old

David Johnson
Book: Little Blue Truck's Springtime
Author: Alice Schertle
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Age: 4+ years old

Wade Smith
Book: Smitty Hits the Playbooks
Author: Wade Smith
Publisher: Bright Sky Publisher
Age Range: 6-12 years old

Wade Smith
Book: Smitty Tackles Bullying
Author: Wade Smith
Publisher: Bright Sky Publishing
Age Range: 6-12 years old