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Welcome, ECELC members!


International Reading AssociationThe International Reading Association (IRA) understands that nothing is more critical to a child's success in school than becoming a strong, eager reader. That’s why First Book and IRA have teamed up to ensure that educators have access to high-quality books and resources needed to help students from low-income families.

Sign up with First Book today
. It's free and takes only a few minutes. Once you're signed up you'll have access to an ongoing supply of brand-new, high-quality books from First Book, some for free, some at low-cost.

To get connected to First Book's resources:

  1. Click here to sign upSign up! Be sure to indicate your affiliation with the International Reading Association.
  2. Keep an eye on your inbox (and junk mail folder, just in case) for a welcome email from First Book and instructions on how to start selecting from our wide variety of great titles.
  3. Get ready to help kids read, learn and succeed.

To be eligible for First Book’s resources, the school you represent must serve primarily children from low-income families.

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