First Book in the News
- San Diego Students Receive Backpacks With STEM Books. First Book fills backpacks with STEM Books for kids in several San Diego Schools as part of the U.S. STEM Solutions Conference. (June 30, 2015)
- Adding a Helping of Books to Nutritious Summer Meals. First Book President and CEO Kyle Zimmer explains how summer meals programs can use books to support enrichment activities, highlighting an existing partnership between First Book and the USDA's Summer Food Service Program. (May 20, 2015)
- First Book to Publish 60,000 Copies of Diverse Children’s Titles. School Library Journal details the 2015 Stories for All Project title selections and how First Book is making them available to kids in need and beyond. (May 14, 2015)
- VIDEO - Springfield's Ozarks Literacy Council Receives Books from First Book. The Ozarks Literacy Council (OLC) receives one thousand new books from First Book. The books will be provided to kids in the region through OLC's existing backpack program. (May 12, 2015)
- First Book Earns Fourth Consecutive Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator July 20, 2015.
- First Book and the American Federation of Teachers Promote Partnership to Fuel Learning for Children in Need at Biannual TEACH Conference July 13, 2015.
- First Book’s Stories for All Project™ Arms Educators with Diverse, Inclusive Children’s Books to Fuel Learning, Promote Educational Equity May 05, 2015.
- First Book Partners with White House, Libraries and Publishers on Groundbreaking Effort to Bring Thousands of e-Books to Children in Need April 30, 2015.
- Nonprofit Organization Distributes Over 480,000 New Books for Kids in Need in St. Louis and Across the Country April 02, 2015.