CHANGING LIVES ONE BOOK AT A TIME
To foster good reading habits and develop a love of books and reading at an early age,
In A World With Books provides free books for disadvantaged and underprivileged children.
bridging the funding gap
CHILDREN’S LITERACY statistics
61 percent of low-income American families have no books at all in their homes for their children.
Students who report having books, magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias in their home scored, on average, higher than those who reported having fewer reading materials.
Children who have not developed some basic literacy skills by the time they enter school are 3-4 times more likely to drop out
Even 15 minutes a day of independent reading can expose a child to more than a million words of text in a year.
The educational careers of 25 to 40
percent of American children are
imperiled because they don't read
well enough, quickly enough, or
14 percent of adults in this country
can't read this website.
61 percent of low-income families
have no books at all in their homes
for their children.