Our goal

Children’s Literature for Children, Inc., is a non-profit, internationally recognized leader in education that uses children’s literature as the gateway for improving children’s lives. Our mission is to bring excellent literature into the hands of students in schools, libraries, and hospitals around the globe.

How you can help!

Children’s Literature for Children prides itself on giving the gift of literacy. Thanks to caring volunteers, we can continue to give that gift from generation to generation. It is easy to help! Simply fill out a form on our Get Involved page to volunteer your time, or make a donation.

Together we can change children’s lives!

Our Programs

Literature Outreach

Our Literature Outreach programs serve many children who have never owned a book (or even checked out one from the library). We engage with schools to read curated books to their students, discussing the stories and teaching them about the author. Learn more…


Our Reader-to-Reader program is the cornerstone of our literacy efforts at home and abroad. We collect and distribute books, build libraries, improving the lives of children across the world. Learn more…


Our Reader-to-Patient program reaches out to children in hospitals by simply sharing a book. We have used the power of storytelling to comfort thousands of children and their families over the years. Learn more…

Become a Volunteer

Please contact us for more info.

2022 and 2021 Nominee for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award

The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award was created in 2002 by the Swedish government to promote every child’s right to great stories. This global award is given annually to a person or organization for their outstanding contribution to children’s and young adult literature. Above all else, it highlights the importance of reading, today and for future generations. Out of the 262 nominees in 2021 and 282 nominees in 2022, Children’s Literature for Children was the only USA-based organization nominated either year.