Abundance vs. Scarcity

In low-income neighborhoods, the ratio of books to children is one book for every 300 children. Middle-income neighborhoods average 13 age-appropriate books per child.*

Diverse Books Matter

"When children see themselves and their experiences reflected in books, they are being sent a message that their story matters and that they matter." - Christian Robinson, children's book author and illustrator


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Studies show having books at home and being read to as a child are the two most important indicators of future academic success.*

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Advance the mission of The Children's Book Bank with a gift today. Your contribution supports early literacy and helps us change lives through books.

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