Book Guidelines

What kind of books are we looking for?
  • New and Like-New  Pre-K through 5th-grade books

    • Story books

    • Chapter books

    • Leveled readers

    • Children’s non-fiction books (that kids would pick out to read for fun)

    • Board/toddler books

    • Spanish or dual language books

This year, we are especially in need of elementary-level chapter books!

Books we cannot use:
  • Books with torn binding, pages or covers

  • Books with excess writing

  • Books with yellowed/discolored pages

  • Religious books

  • Workbooks, coloring books, sticker books, puzzle books, etc.

  • Reference books, textbooks, or outdated non-fiction books

  • Teacher or parenting books/materials (ex: flash cards)

  • Audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, etc.

  • Books with content that’s inappropriate for children

*We cannot use most library withdrawals. Please contact us first to determine if a library’s deselection parameters align with our guidelines.

For books we can’t use, please help us by donating them directly to our friends at Good Steward Global Initiative or Better World Books.
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P. O. Box 56382 Houston, TX 77256


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