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Using the Power of Pizza to Transform Lives Through Literacy

Kids Reading, Pizza Hut

What could bring together teachers, community organizations and hungry friends of First Book? Answer: Pizza! First Book is proud to partner with Pizza Hut and excited to take part in their new 10-year campaign, Pizza Hut: The Literacy Project. When

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Posted in Books & Reading, First Book News, First Book Partners, Literacy

Books Strengthen Family Bonds


Lydia sat with her two children in the waiting room. Her eldest read aloud from his new book, pausing every now and again to teach his mother and younger sister how to say the words in English. His little sister

Posted in Inspiring Stories, Your Stories

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

First Book and Hurricane Sandy relief

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Posted in Opportunities for You

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

Once Upon a time In Buffalo…

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Once Upon a time… First Book travelled to the faraway land of Buffalo. Upon our arrival at the warehouse, we were astonished to find a field of presorted pallets, lined up in rows and labeled with fancy signs. They were

Posted in Book Distributions