Empty Shelves? How You Can Get New Books for Your Low-Income Students
WASHINGTON, Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In some of the country's poorest neighborhoods, there is only one book for every 300 children. Their teachers and community leaders are committed to helping our kids learn and succeed, but they need books and resources to do it.
There's a group that can help. It's called First Book. If you work with kids from low-income neighborhoods, First Book can help you get brand-new books for them – for free or at low cost.
A nonprofit social enterprise, First Book distributes tens of millions of new books and educational resources every year to schools and programs serving children in need nationwide. First Book's mission is to elevate the quality of education by ensuring that educators have access to the resources they need to help their students read, learn and succeed.
If you work with kids from low-income families, sign up with First Book today.
About First Book
First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that has distributed more than 100 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. By making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and elevating the quality of education. For more information, please visit us online or follow our latest news on Facebook and Twitter.
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