WE COUNT! A Census Counting Book

ALA partnered with actress Auli’i Cravalho, star of the animated film Moana, to remind families of the importance of completing the 2020 Census. Cravalho is featured in this read-along video of “WE COUNT! A Census Counting Book for Kids, (and the Grownups That Love Them)” (Simply Put Media 2020), an interactive counting book with illustrations of diverse American families by artists representing their own cultural heritage.

The full storytime video and a short public service announcement are available to download, with and without open captioning, at: bit.ly/we-count-social. The WE COUNT! book and other great resources from Simply Put are available below to help promote Census participation. Check the WE COUNT! website for even more resources. “WE COUNT! A Census Counting Book for Kids” is available as a free download in15 languages!