Candlewick Press Establishes Partnership With Jumpstart

By Maryann Yin 

Not Norman BannerCandlewick Press has formed a partnership with Jumpstart. Every year, the executives behind this education nonprofit selects a book for a campaign to inspire communities to get together and read.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record campaign; it will be launched on October 22nd. Bibliophiles around the world will crack open a special edition of Not Norman: A Goldfish Story written by Kelly Bennett and illustrated by Noah Z. Jones.

Here’s more from the press release: “Special edition copies of Not Norman: A Goldfish Story will be available through the Jumpstart website at Each special edition features reading tips, vocabulary words, and extension activities provided by Jumpstart’s team of early education experts. Not Norman: A Goldfish Story will be available in both English and Spanish and pre-orders of the special edition are available now.”