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Receive Books

First Book makes new, high-quality books and educational resources available to schools and programs serving kids in need. Educators and program leaders who sign up with First Book have ongoing access to: 

  • Free books from the First Book National Book Bank (pay only for shipping and handling)
  • Affordable books and resources from the First Book Marketplace, all at 50-90% off retail price
  • Grants and special funding for eligible programs from First Book's corporate partners and generous donors

It takes just 10 minutes to sign up. Join today!

Have questions about your eligibility? Learn more.

Books and resources purchased from the First Book Marketplace may not be resold for any purpose whatsoever. Any violation of this policy may result in legal action. The First Book Marketplace is only available to programs and schools serving children in need as defined by First Book's eligibility requirements.


First Book works with Round the Clock to provide the center and its students with new books and educational resources.

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