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How we give: The Book-for-Book Promise

For every book we sell, we donate one to a child in need. Book for book. Child for child. It's our promise.

How our giving works:


Every year, we total the number of books that were sold across all channels (direct sales, trade stores, specialty accounts, e-commerce—everything!) Every book counts.

Ship to partners

We ship an equal number of books to our literacy partners, who include teachers, librarians, nonprofits, and literacy foundations. Usually, we print books specially formatted for this purpose. Other times, we pull from our Bushel & Peck inventory.

Distribute worldwide

Some of our partners, like teachers and librarians, hand out books to individual students and families that they know need books most. Larger partners ship books to centers around the world where they are needed most.

Become a giving partner

If you believe in the power of books, we'd love to work with you!

Teachers & Librarians

If you work with underprivileged kids, or if your school or library is facing critical funding issues, we'd love to provide some books.



If you run a local bookstore, we know you're at the heart of literacy in your community. Learn how retailers can become our giving partners.



Whether you're a shelter for kids or a local food bank, you're on the front lines providing care to communities in need. We'd love to help you make books part of your offerings!


Stories of Giving: The One-for-One Blog

A lending library for Woodland Park Academy

A lending library for Woodland Park Academy

Woodland Park Academy's motto is " Creating relationships to change the world." And as one of their teachers wrote us, " I believe positive relationships with books can change a student's...

Meet the small but mighty library in Ten Sleep, Wyoming

Meet the small but mighty library in Ten Sleep, Wyoming

Nestled in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains is the little town of Ten Sleep, population 260. The town gets its name from older days when Native Americans frequently the...

We visited this school and something magical happened

We visited this school and something magical happened

Last month, we visited students at an elementary school in Pennsylvania. It was a cold, November kind of day that morning, and most kids were finishing up their breakfasts when we...

Books for Sunset Elementary!

Books for Sunset Elementary!

We're just delighted to announce our first official donation of free books: fifty copies of Big Words for Fearless Girls going to Sunset Elementary!  Sunset's librarian tells us that many of her kids...