The First Book National Book Bank
Access to free books for schools and programs serving children in need
Select FREE books and resources from the First Book National Book Bank. The First Book National Book Bank distributes millions of new books, donated by our publishing partners, to educators and programs around the country who are registered with First Book. The books themselves are free. You pay only for shipping and handling.
- Great for limited budget and high quantity needs
- Ideal for educators and programs with greater flexibility around content
- Available in carton quantity only
- Perfect for developing a love of reading
- Fast and convenient ordering
How it works
- Sign up with First Book! Anyone who works at a Title I school or program serving at least 70% kids from low-income families is eligible.
- Browse the First Book National Book Bank to order cartons of books and educational resources donated by our publishing partners. Donations come in throughout the year so check back frequently to see what's new.
- All books distributed through the National Book Bank are free! Members only pay the cost of shipping and handling, usually $0.55 to $0.75 per book.
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