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Carolina Panthers 3rd and Goal Literacy Program


The Carolina Panthers "3rd & Goal Read Along" video series is a free resource for classroom teachers and parents. The program is designed to encourage a love of reading for students in K-3 with the goal of helping students develop grade level reading proficiency skills by the end of 3rd grade. The series features Panthers players and special guests reading popular Scholastic book titles in a fun "read along" style for students to follow.

The Carolina Panthers are grateful to program partners Scholastic, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, South Carolina Board of Education and the Children's Theatre of Charlotte for their valued assistance.

Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey

Pete the Cat

Panthers CB Troy Pride Jr.

Hot Dog

Panthers LS J.J. Jansen


Panthers C Matt Paradis

Everything Awesome about Dinosaurs

TopCat Allison

My Wish For You

TopCat Rachel

Macca the Alpaca

Panthers OT Taylor Moton

The Word Collector
Grade 2

Panthers LB Luke Kuechly

Dragons Eat Noodles on Tuesdays
Grade 1

Molly Spearman

State Superintendent/South Carolina Board of Education
Pig the Stinker
Grade 1