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Teaching Good Character with Books

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  Stories can help children to develop into responsible, caring and contributing citizens. Use the activities for each book below to teach good character traits like kindness, self-control and perseverance to your students. To view all the books chosen and

Posted in First Book Partners, Tips and Resources, Using First Book

Five First Book Favorites for Back to School


It’s time to go back to school! Get your kids excited about reading with First Book’s five favorite books for the new school year. If you work with kids in need, you can find these titles on the First Book Marketplace by

Posted in Inside First Book, Our Recommendations

First Book Goes to Broadway!

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Today’s guest blogger is Laura Geringer, beloved children’s book author and one of First Book’s favorite people. First Book goes to Broadway! It’s gratifying to announce the highly successful completion of the first stage of First Book’s partnership with the

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, First Book Events, Guest Blog Posts

First Book Celebrates The Carle Honors!

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On Tuesday night, First Book had the incredible pleasure of attending the third annual Carle Honors event, held at the University Club in New York City! The Carle Honors, sponsored by the Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, is

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Books & Reading, Philanthropy