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Sit, Stay, Read: Kids & Canines Learning Literacy Skills Together

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The canine volunteers at SitStayRead visit classrooms in some of Chicago’s most troubled neighborhoods. The elementary school students they meet often juggle more responsibilities than most kids their age, so learning to read can seem like an extra chore. “If

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Posted in Books & Reading, First Book Partners, Impact Stories, Inspiring Stories, KPMG

A Million Dollar Shot – KPMG’s Chip4Charity

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Normally we at First Book spend our evenings reading award-winning children’s literature, of course, but tonight we’ll be glued to our TV sets for Monday Night Football, watching golf legend Phil Mickelson trying to make a $1 million shot at

Posted in First Book Events, First Book Partners, Philanthropy

The Hat That Gives Back

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Are you looking for a great gift this summer for the golfer in your life? How about a gift that gives back? Golf champion Phil Mickelson has joined forces with our friends at the audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG to

Posted in Books & Reading, First Book Partners

R.L. Stine Helps to Celebrate KPMG’s Family for Literacy 1 Million Book Milestone

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Renowned children’s author R.L. Stine recently joined First Book in celebrating the distribution of one million books that KPMG’s Family for Literacy has made possible during the first two years of our partnership with the audit, tax, and advisory firm.

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Books & Reading, First Book Events, First Book Partners