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First Book Canada Brings Books to 30,000 Kids in Alberta

Posted in: Impact Stories

Our friends at First Book Canada just wrapped up the largest book distribution in their three-year history, distributing 30,000 books to children from low-income homes in the city of Calgary and across the province of Alberta. Like First Book in the U.S., First Book Canada relies on the generosity of... Read more

All Our Friends In Pittsburgh

Posted in: Impact Stories

First Book’s National Book Bank team just got home from Pittsburgh, where they boxed, labeled and shipped 400,000 books to kids in need all over the country, from Jacksonville to Santa Monica. Read more

Bullying and Books

Over the past year, the issue of childhood bullying has ignited national discussion and debate. We have heard countless stories of children, parents, and teachers who have felt powerless in the face of school bullying. Many of us wonder how we can reach young people who are being abused and... Read more