First Book is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books, educational resources, and other essentials—including coats, snacks, and hygiene kits—to educators serving children in need. First Book has offices in Washington, D.
First Book President and CEO Kyle Zimmer founded First Book with Peter Gold and Elizabeth Arky in to be a market-driven solution to the extreme lack of books available in the schools and programs serving children from low-income neighborhoods. Since then, First Book has grown to serve hundreds of thousands of educators working in Title I or Title I-eligible programs.
The First Book Marketplace is designed to addresses the barriers to education and attendance for kids in need from birth to age It is available to educators and program leaders serving Title I or Title I-eligible schools and programs.
The First Book Network refers to the hundreds of thousands of educators who access resources on the First Book Marketplace.
Anyone serving Title I or Title I-eligible schools and programs, including out-of-school programs, faith-based organizations, shelters and clinics, libraries and museums, military family support programs, and early childhood programs, is eligible to join the network. First Book also received many awards as an organization, including the David M. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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