Free & Low Cost Books & Free Books to read online

First Book National Book Bank—programs serving children in need—pay only for shipping
Reading Resource Project—100-book-sets—pay shipping and admin costs
Snapdragon Book Foundation--grants
Finding Free Books for Kids and for the Classroom (NEA Read Across America)
18 Free and cheap ways to stock your classroom library
Pizza Hut Give Me 20 Challenge
Billion ebook gift
International Children’s Digital Library
Library of Congress—Children’s book selections
Digital audio books & eBooks—simple interface for finding completely legal free audiobooks and eBooks
Lit2Go—collection of online stories and poems in MP3 format
Storyline Online children’s literacy website—videos of celebrated actors reading children’s books
Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library mails free, high-quality books to children from birth until they begin
school—no matter their family’s income
Reach Out and Read Reading initiatives
Reading is Fundamental (RIF) helping children in poverty gain access to free books and reading motivation activities
In Search of Free Books
Where to Find Free Audiobooks and Digital Text-to-Speech Books for children

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