Where online can you get free children's books in the mail?


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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library delivers one book a month to the homes of children from birth to 5 years old, says Reading Rockets. There are many other nonprofit organizations that supply free books to children. Selecting the most appropriate from among these is largely dependent on a person's location and personal choice.

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There are several websites that allow free access to numerous eBooks online. Project Gutenberg is one such site that allows readers to access free books via eBook readers, mobile phones, computers or any other type of device that has Internet access. The International Children's Digital Library is another website that has its own free iPad and iPhone apps along with a free Story Kit app that allows users to create, read and share their own stories.

There are also many options available for children's book delivery, depending on where you want the books shipped, as listed on the Reading Rockets website. Most of the organizations that participate in book drives require signing up via an online application. The organizations then distribute books to libraries, schools or individual homes. You can also set up a book drive through a local service organization, such as Kiwanis International, Rotary International, or Girl Scouts.

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