First Book

Rating: 4.67 stars   3 reviews

Issues: Arts & Culture, Children & Youth

Location: 1319 F St Nw Ste 1000 Washington DC 20004 USA

Mission: First Book provides new books to children in need, addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy – access to books. An innovative leader in social enterprise, First Book has distributed more than 80 million free and low cost books in thousands of communities. First Book now has offices in the U.S. and Canada. For more information about the nonprofit First Book please visit www.firstbook.org.
Results: First Book has distributed over 80 million books to children from low-income communities.
Geographic areas served: United States and Canada
Programs: The First Book Marketplace is an award-winning Web site that offers high-quality books at deeply discounted prices exclusively to programs serving children in need. The First Book National Book Bank allows us to distributed large-scale donations of books from publishers to programs serving low-income children, free of charge. First Book's national network of local Advisory Boards raise funds to provide book grants to schools and programs in their communities.
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Rating: 5 stars  

I came upon First Book while 'surfing' the Internet and was immediately impressed with their mission, vision, and commitment.

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Life-changing

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2012

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