10 Awesome Book Charities That Help Kids All Over The World

By Caroline Bologna
The Huffington Post


A 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress test found that 65 percent of fourth graders read at a "below proficient" level. According to the nonprofit Reading Is Fundamental, one of the best ways to develop children's literacy is to encourage kids to read at home. The problem? Two-thirds of children living in poverty in the U.S. have no books at home.

In honor of National Reading Month, we've compiled a list of some charitable organizations that do amazing work to promote children's literacy and bring books to kids all over the world.


While this list certainly does not cover all of the countless nonprofits and individuals working to spread literacy and access to books for children, it is indicative of the inspiring number of organizations doing this important work.
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