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Mar 04, 2014, 18:09 ET First Book Honored for Cross-Sector Collaborations Bringing Millions of Books to Kids in Need

Kyle Zimmer, president and CEO of First Book, received a Lifetime Collective Impact Award yesterday to recognize First Book's innovative approaches...


Feb 03, 2014, 14:33 ET Nonprofit Launches Major Effort to Bring New Books to Latino Kids in Need

First Book to Provide a Wealth of Latino Books and Resources as Part of 'The Stories for All Project' In a major new effort to reach more...


Jan 15, 2014, 15:54 ET First Book Provides Books to Children in Haiti and Peru for the First Time

 The nonprofit social enterprise First Book, which recently announced its commitment to provide books and educational resources to 10 million...


Dec 18, 2013, 16:30 ET Chronicle Books' #GiveBooks Campaign Donates 10,000 Books to Kids in Need Through First Book

Every pin, tweet and signature of the #GiveBooks pledge generated one new book for a child in need More than 10,000 people have pinned,...


Dec 07, 2013, 10:00 ET AERIN Contributes New Books to Kids in Need in New York City through First Book

 First graders from Harlem Children's Zone Promise Academy I in New York City received brand-new books of their own today, thanks to the...


Dec 05, 2013, 12:39 ET New Books for Kids in Need: Random House to Match Holiday Donations to Nonprofit First Book

This holiday season, kids in need will receive three times as many new books of their own, thanks to First Book and the generous support of Random...