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First Book and Partners Respond to Hurricane Harvey

All of us at First Book are deeply saddened to see the horrendous flooding and devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey. Our hearts are especially with our First Book family: the thousands of Gulf Coast-area educators we serve, their students, and our Team First Book supporters in Matagorda County and… Read More
Press Releases

AFT, First Book and Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation Partner to Provide Targeted Relief to Educators and Kids Affected by Hurricane Harvey

Initiative is part of newly-launched ‘Essentials for Kids’ nationwide effort to provide books, supplies, and basic needs items to help alleviate serious public school underfunding WASHINGTON (September 6, 2017)—The American Federation of Teachers, First Book, and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation today launched a targeted effort to… Read More
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**CONTEST CLOSED** Take the Shopping Cart Challenge!

You could win a First Book Marketplace credit! [Update 9/6/17] This contest has ended & the winner has been notified. ** The answer was $142.73!** THANK YOU to all who participated in our Shopping Cart Challenge. We’ll be hosting more giveaways like this during our 25th Anniversary… Read More
Expert Voices

Book Recommendations for K-12 in the Wake of Charlottesville

As students return to start a new school year, a national online conversation has emerged among educators and advocates around the country. Catalyzed by the violence and unrest in Charlottesville, VA, as well as other national events, teachers and organizations are sharing resources for dealing with topics of race,… Read More
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Wipro, First Book Bring New Books to Houston Area Kids in Need

Partnership focused on promoting power of reading Houston, USA, August 22, 2017 — Five hundred books are being donated to students at Dunn Elementary School in Houston, Texas, as a result of a partnership between Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology,… Read More