Ten Books Every Child Should Own Vote For Your Favorite Book! Great books turn kids into readers. At First Book, our mission is to provide great books to children from low-income families, and we've given away a lot of books in the past twenty years. In fact, we’re about to distribute our 100 millionth book, and we want YOU to help us choose what it should be. So we’ve put together a list of ten amazing books that we think every child should own as they grow up. Vote for your favorite and help us choose which title will be the 100 millionth book that we give to a kid in need. Remember, you can only vote once a day. Make it count!