First Book

Equal access to quality education for children in need

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Receive Books

First Book empowers educators with an unprecedented choice of high quality books and materials.

Our resources help to: Register Now 

  • Elevate the quality of literacy programs.
  • Enrich the learning experience for children in need.
  • Enable teachers to create new curricula.
  • Impart a love of reading to children.

If you’re an educator or program administrator, and at least 70 percent of the children in your program come from low-income families, we can help.

Eligible programs receive access to the:

  • First Book Marketplace offering new books at 50 to 90 percent off retail prices
  • First Book National Book Bank offering free books (pay only for shipping typically at 55 to 75 cents a book)

To access these resources, complete our simple online registration (It only takes a few minutes).

Have questions about whether you’re eligible to register with First Book? Learn more here.

Still have eligibility questions? We can help!


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