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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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Posted in How to Use First Book Resouces, Opportunities for You, Using First Book

Parents Value Printed Books

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A recent study by the Pew Research Center shows that 9 out of 10 parents of children under 18 say it’s important to them that their children read printed books. The parents in the study value the sensory experience books

Posted in Make The Most of First Book, Tips and Resources

Kids Who Read Beat Summer Slide

Kids Who Read Beat Summer Slide

For kids, few moments in life are more glorious than the end of the school year and the start of summer vacation. Hooray! Three whole months of sweet freedom! But when school’s out, kids from low-income families have a real

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Haves and the Have Nots

[INFOGRAPHIC] The Haves and the Have-Nots

If you work with kids from low-income neighborhoods, First Book can help you get brand-new, high-quality books.

Posted in Education and Literacy, Expert Voices

[INFOGRAPHIC] First Book’s Big Year

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* Click on the graphic to see a bigger, snazzier version. Learn more about how First Book provides new books to kids in need, and how you can get involved, at

Posted in Book Distributions, Book Recipients, First Book Supporters, Success Stories, Volunteers

20 Years. 90 Million Books.

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Learn more about how First Book provides new books to kids in need, and how you can get involved, at

Posted in Books & Reading, First Book Events

One Million Books in Just Ten Days

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UPDATES! Pictures! Cute Kids, Smiling Volunteers and Boxes of Books How Things Went in Seattle How Things Went in Minneapolis How Things Went in Milwaukee The Final Tally Want to get involved in our next book distribution? Click here to

Posted in Book Distributions, National Book Bank, Volunteers