First Book

Publishing Committees

  • Chip Gibson
  • Laura Geringer
  • Judith Haut, SVP, Comm. & Marketing, Random House Children’s Books
  • Susan Katz, former President & Publisher, HarperCollins Children’s Books
  • Craig Low, President & Owner, Lee & Low Books
  • Barbara Marcus,President & Publisher, Random House Children's Books
  • Kristina Peterson, Director, International Publishing, Workman, Algonquin, and Artisan Books and Calendars, Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
  • Rich Richter, Literary and Entertainment Agent, Zachary Shuster Harmsworth
  • Don Weisberg, President, Macmillan Publishers U.S.

Our Approach

Price is the #1 barrier to book ownership. Our innovative model knocks down that wall.

Our Innovative Approach

Media Center

Visit our Media Center to see the latest First Book news, honors and awards, and multimedia content.

The First Book Media Center

Our Impact

First Book works with existing community programs and schools to provide an ongoing supply of new books and educational resources to children in need.

First Book's Impact