How to Campaign Like a #FirstBookChampion

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Being a First Book Champion is all about spreading the joy of reading to kids in need. Starting a campaign is the first step to becoming a champion. The next step is brainstorming – thinking of all the clever ways

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One Fan’s Campaign to Honor Her Favorite Book-Loving Celebrity

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There is one woman who inspires Tesa Brand, a community volunteer and aspiring publicist from Fort Wayne, Indiana. Kerry Washington. Washington, the star of ABC’s Scandal, is an education advocate and avid reader. For her birthday last January, Washington started a

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Monthly Book List: Our Five Favorite Books this July

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Our favorite books this July include the final Elephant and Piggie book. a book to inspire community engagement and creativity, the story of one of your kids’ favorite summertime toys, a captivating novel for animal lovers and a smart and

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Win Games and Activities to Make Learning Fun All Summer Long!

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Looking for creative ways to make learning fun in your summer program? Want to ward off summer boredom? Need activities to keep parents engaged in their child’s learning while school is out? Simply answer the question “How would you use

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Four Easy Steps to Become a Champion for Kids in Need

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You’ve got a great fundraising idea. You have a goal. You’re excited to provide books and resources for kids in need. Now what? First Book Campaigns makes starting an individual or group campaign easier than ever. Follow these four steps

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This Girl Wrote One Email to Help Kids in Need

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For thirteen year old Elka Longstreth, books have always been within arm’s reach, ready to transport her to another world. In fact, books are her world. Elka has books piling up on her desk and spilling out of the many

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