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33,000 Books to Kids! So what?

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From everyone at First Book, a hearty welcome and a sincere ‘thank you’ to all our new followers on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr, and an equally heartfelt ‘thank you’ to all our supporters and partners who shared last week’s social

Posted in Book Recipients, Education, First Book Partners, Literacy, Social Entrepreneurship, Teachers

A Click of the Mouse = A Book to a Kid!

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If you grew up with books of your own at home, you know what a powerful impact they had on your life. But kids from low-income families typically have no books of their own at home, and few, if any,

Posted in Books & Reading, First Book Partners

This is What 400,000 New Books for Kids in Need Looks Like

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First Book is in Jacksonville, Fla. this week, distributing 400,000 brand-new books to programs serving kids in need all over the country. In case you’re wondering what that looks like, here’s a picture: We love books, and we love sending

Posted in Book Distributions, Book Recipients

5,000 New Books? That Would be a Wheel Tweet

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Pi Beta Phi is one of First Book’s strongest partners; they have worked with us since 2007, and their generosity and dedication have helped us get new books into the hands of thousands of kids from low-income communities. Recently, Pi

Posted in First Book Partners, Nonprofit Technology

Novel Ways to Support First Book in the New Year!

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It’s a brand new year and at First Book we’ve already started getting new books to kids in need. Want to join us? There are lots of ways you can get involved! Click Click on The Literacy Site Every Day:

Posted in General, Literacy

Follow First Book on Twitter

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Stay connected to all that’s happening at First Book by following us on Twitter – a site for friends, family and fans to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent answers to one simple question: What are

Posted in General, Nonprofit Technology