Explore 30 Reading Organizations

Reading Organizations

  • American Library Association- The oldest and largest library association in the world, Home of the highly-esteemed Newbery and Caldecott awards for children's literature, ALA offers reading lists and programs including Teen Read Week, National Library Week, and Library Card Sign Up Month.
  • Everybody Wins!- A national children's literacy and mentoring nonprofit proven to build the skills and love of reading among low-income elementary students.
    First Book- A national nonprofit with a single mission: to give disadvantaged children the opportunity to read and own their first new books. 
  • National Center for Family Literacy- The nation's leading family literacy organization that provides leadership for family literacy development. NCFL works to ensure that all at-risk families will have opportunities to expand their education and improve their social well-being through quality family literacy programs.
  • National Education Association-  The NEA's mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.
  • Reach Out and Read- An evidence-based nonprofit organization that promotes early literacy and school readiness in pediatric exam rooms nationwide by giving new books to children and advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.
  • Reading is Fundamental- The largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. 
  • Seedlings Braille Books for Children- A 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost braille books for children.
  • Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators- A network for the exchange of knowledge between writers, illustrators, editors, publishers, agents, librarians, educators, booksellers and others involved with literature for young people.
  • Youth Adult Library Services Association- A division of the American Library Association, YALSA advocates extensive and developmentally appropriate library and information services for young adults, ages 12-18; promotes reading and supports the literacy movement; and advocates the use of information and communications technologies to provide effective library service.