First Book Marketplace believes that the best way out of poverty for children in need is through education. For that reason, First Book Marketplace offers quality new books, and educational resources at deeply discounted prices to organizations and educators. First Book aims to remove barriers to quality education for all kids. Books are provided to schools and programs serving children in need, ages 0-18 for free and at low cost. To date, First Book has distributed more than 200 million books and educational resources to schools serving children from low income families.
Hear the story from an educator in Baltimore showing First Book’s impact first-hand.
How Do I Know If I Am Eligible To Sign Up?
If you work at or represent one of the following organizations/programs, you are eligible to sign up with First Book:
- An emergency program supporting low-income families in response to COVID-19.
- Head Start
- Title I or Title I eligible School
- USDA Food and Nutrition Program
- Federally Qualified Health Center
- Title VII recipient
- Military family support program
- Library with an E-rate of 90
- A program primarily serving children with disabilities
- A program where at least 70% of children come from low-income families.
If I Am A Parent, Am I Eligible To Sign Up?
No, you can’t sign up unless you’re an educator. However, you should check with your school or program if they’re registered with First Book. If your school or program is, your child will be able to get free and low-cost new books and educational resources.
I think I’m Eligible, How Do I Sign Up?
If you’re a eligible, you can sign up for First Book here for free. Once you create an account, you’ll have access to the deeply discounted brand new books available on First Book Marketplace. You’ll also be added to email list to receive notifications about additional benefits including funding opportunities.
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