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Affected by Hurricane Sandy? First Book Can Help You Get New Books.

First Book and Hurricane Sandy relief

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New Books for Victims of Hurricane Sandy

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As first-responders are working to provide these families with electricity, water, and other critical resources, First Book—in partnership with our local volunteers and partners—is raising funds to restock school and home libraries. After distributing more than 5 million books in

Posted in Book Distributions, Book Recipients, Book Relief

One Cake, Two Cakes, Cat Cake, Hat Cake

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Guess who has a supporting role in an upcoming episode of CAKE BOSS?  That’s right – First Book!  Newark Mayor Cory Booker and the Cat in the Hat worked alongside CAKE BOSS Buddy Valastro to help bring thousands of books

Posted in Authors & Illustrators, Book Distributions, Book Recipients, First Book Events, First Book Partners

Bringing Books to the Garden State

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NEW JERSEY! The Garden State, The Clam State, The Pathway of Revolution and the lesser known Switzerland of America! Last Monday, three of my First Book colleagues and I traveled north along Interstate 95 to New Jersey, where we experienced

Posted in Books & Reading, First Book Partners