Books Between Kids is proud to collaborate with community organizations providing literacy programming to children in Harris County or schools where Books Between Kids doesn’t hold a traditional book celebration.
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Approval is subject to availability. Books distributed must go home with the children your organization serves.
We distributed more than 86,000 books through these partners during the 2021-22 school year.
Avenue CDC | Gave over 600 books to be distributed to the children in their affordable housing developments.
Alief Pregnancy Resource Services | Provided books for pregnant students to continue reading and board books to be read to their children.
BackPack Buddies- Aldine | Provided one book for each child’s backpack.
Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star | Provided 1500 books for their Holiday Gift Drive and 630 books for their Summer reading program.
Communities in Schools – Wisdom HS | Communities in Schools exists to surround students with a community of support that empowers them to continue schooling. BBK provided books to the Wisdom High School counselor to distribute to students.
Community Health Choice | Provided 300 books to distribute to families at their annual Halloween event and 400+ books for their winter event.
Create the Culture | Provided over 1,000 books for their Culture Reads Literature reading program designed to help increase literacy skills for children grades pre-k-12 enrolled in their programs.
DePelchin Children’s Center | Donated over 1,500 books to be distributed at their new Family Resource Center.
Dynamic Learners | Dynamic Learners provides diagnostic and intervention learning services to close the literacy gap. We provided books to assist this goal.
Hayley Elementary | Provided a 4th grade class with books to take home to assist with learning English and gave a class set of novels to be used in school.
Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry | Provided books to go on their “Free book” shelves in the food pantry.
Heights High School | Provided over 1,000 books for their students to take home.
House of Tiny Treasures – SEARCH | Provided books for their “Books and Breakfast With Santa” Christmas event and for their Valentines/Easter baskets as well as “end of the year” books for summer.
Houston Classical Charter School | Provided over 500 books for the students to choose from before Summer.
Houston Humane Society | Gave dog books for their Camp Pawsome reading program.
Houston Parks and Recreation | Provided books to distribute among children at a parks renovation event.
Hunters Glen Early Literacy Center (Fort Bend ISD) | Provided books to be given out at the school’s Teddy Bear Picnic.
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority | Provided Halloween books for their Reading Roundup challenge, and for children’s reading clubs and challenges.
Interfaith Ministries/Church of Latter-Day Saints | Distributed 118 books at a school supply drive for recent Afghan refugees to keep.
Jane Long Academy | Provided books for their students who are learning English.
Jennie Reid Elementary School | Gave 195 books for students to choose from before Summer.
Kids’ Cafe / Books for Better Lives | This program is a collaboration between the Houston Food Bank, The Houston Public Library System, and Books Between Kids to provide food and educational programming to over 90 sites throughout the greater Houston area. BBK provided 4 books for each participant over the course of the summer.
Kids’ Meals | Preschool books, in both English and Spanish, were given to Kids’ Meals drivers to distribute on their routes as they provide healthy meals to children facing food insecurity. We also gave out books at their winter and summer events.
Landrum Middle School | Gave over 1,000 books for each middle schooler to pick from.
Literacy Now | Provided books to be used for their literacy programming and then kept by the students.
My Connect Community | Provided over 1,000 books to be distributed to families on their community days.
Neighborhood Schools | Neighborhood Schools’ mission is to provide extracurricular support to kids attending their partner schools. We provided books to be distributed at their Fall Festivals.
NestQuest Houston | We provided books to give to their families receiving housing and support services.
Northbrook Middle School | Provided 520 books for students to choose from.
Pine Shadows Elementary | Provided books for their “free book vending machine”.
Portfolio Resident Services | Provided books for their residents’ book club and libraries.
Port Arthur ISD Literacy Express | Provided books to be given out on the “Literacy Express” bus when children register for a library card.
Rainbow Youth Center | Provided 400+ books to be given out at their Summer events.
Rhoads Elementary School | Gave 350 books for their Family Literacy night.
Ridgecrest Elementary | Provided books for their youngest grades to take home before Summer.
Sealy High School | We provided 1,000 young adult books for Sealy’s summer reading program.
SBISD Middle Summer School | Provided books for each student attending SBISD Middle School Summer School to be able to pick out two books.
Sherman Elementary School | Attended their Math and Science night to distribute books and enroll children for Book-A-Month.
Spring Branch Middle School | Provided over 1,000 books for each student to choose from for Summer reading.
Spring Woods High School | Provided over 2,000 books for high school students to choose from and take home for Summer.
Teacher’s Aid | Provided books and teaching materials to be used in classrooms.
Texas Serenity Academy | Provided books for each student to choose from before the school year ends.
Westwood Elementary School | Gave books for 3rd and 4th grade students to take home before Summer.
Woodview Elementary School | Gave 365 books for students to pick from and keep.