Our Partners

Committed corporations and foundations. Visionary nonprofits and thought leaders. Generous publishers and content creators. Creative authors and illustrators. Individual champions like you.

We are deeply grateful for the support of our generous partners and invite collaboration with other outstanding organizations that care about making a difference on behalf of kids and heroic educators.

Abrams Books
AFT
ALAS
American Library Association
American Red Cross
Americorps
Arte Publico Press
Attendance Works
Blackboard
Boys and Girls Club
C&S Grocer
Calvert Foundation
Campaign For Grade-Level Reading
Candlewick Press
CASEL
Catholic Charities USA
CBCF
Childcare Aware
Children’s Literacy Initiative
Chronicle Books
Cinco Puntos Press
citi
Classroom, Inc.
dd’s Discounts
Delaware DoE
Disney
DK
Domtar
Donaldson
Dover
Eco Media
Encore.org
Feed the Children
Ford
Guru Krupa Foundation
Harper Collins
Hatchette Book Group
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Imagination Library
International Bullying Prevention Association
JetBlue
Jumpstart
KPMG
Lee and Low Books
Lulac
M4D3
Macmillan Publishing
Mario Batali Foundation
Mind in the Making
Molina Healthcare
MoneyGram
MSEA
National Geographic
National Headstart Association
No Kid Hungry
Nonprofit Finance Fund
Open eBooks
Parent-Child Home Program
Parents As Teachers
Partners for the Common Good
PBS Kids
Peachtree Publishers
Pearson
Penguin Random House
Pi Phi Beta
Pizza Hut
Reach Out and Read
Reading is Fundamental
Salvation Army
Save the Children
Simon and Schuster
Springboard
Sterling Publishing
Target
Tata
TD Bank
Teach For America
TESOL
The Moth
The NEA Foundation
Tools of the Mind
Townsend Foundation
Townsend Press
Toys For Tots
Understood
Unidos US
United Way
USDA
Wipro
World Vision
WWE
Wyoming Afterschool Alliance
YSA
Zulily
Authors and Illustrators in Action

In addition to outstanding organizations, First Book partners with talented authors and illustrators of children’s books to support kids in need. From well-known authors like Mo Willems and Kwame Alexander to fresh faced illustrators new to the scene, First Book knows how to amplify the creative talents of authors and illustrators.

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Expert Voices, Inside First Book, Inspiring Stories

Using the Power of Pizza to Transform Lives Through Literacy

Case Study: Pizza Hut
First Book and Pizza Hut partnered to launch The Literacy Project: a global commitment to literacy and reading

Pizza Hut selected First Book as its global partner to implement a multi-year fundraising effort focused on helping those who need it most reach their full potential. The Literacy Project was launched as a fundraising and awareness campaign to enable access to reading, empower teachers, and inspire a love of reading.

I know First Book’s model and I’ve seen the way it delivers powerful results to support its important mission. This is a social enterprise that is well positioned to take the power of its proven model to a global scale.

— John B. Veihmeyer, Retired Chairman | KPMG International