The National Book Foundation has chosen Kyle Zimmer as its 2014 Literarian Medalist. The award honors Zimmer for her outstanding leadership and achievements in overcoming childhood illiteracy and promoting educational equality.
You know who loves KIPP programs and teachers? Your friends at First Book.
First Book and Anna Dewdney, author of "Llama Llama Red Pajama" want to make sure you know all about 'Read for the Record'.
One thousand volunteers packed 50,000 backpacks for kids in need with 150,000 books today on the National Mall, as part of the United Way's 'Day of Action'.
Over the last 19 years, First Book as distributed 80 million books to kids in need. Not bad for a teenager! But we have a LOT more work to do. Join us!
A collection of First Book's favorite authors and supporters sat down with us to help tell our story.
Working together, First Book and Target have distributed more than 1.5 million books to children in need — a groundbreaking partnership that has changed many lives.
First Book president and co-founder Kyle Zimmer speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, January 2010, on the global impact of illiteracy and access to books.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, First Book distributed new books to the children, families, schools and libraries most affected by the storms. The program, started in 2005, lasted two years, and distributed more than five million books.
First Book president and co-founder Kyle Zimmer shares advice on social entrepreneurship.