Our Mission

Bringing Books to Children Who Need Them
The Children’s Book Project was founded to help build literacy by providing free, new and gently used books to children who need them.

The Facts

  • Children who have not developed some basic literacy skills by the time they enter school are 3-4 times more likely to drop out in later years.
  • 1 in 5 high school graduates cannot read their diplomas.
  • 21 million Americans cannot read.

Our Solutions

  • We have given away over 2 million books.
  • We have helped thousands of children build home libraries.
  • We have provided books for thousands of classroom and school libraries.