KPRC 2 and our Community partners at Energy Transfer and Houston Christian University are proud to feature Books Between Kids and their work to help children grow a love of reading with books of their own. Founded in 2012 with a focus on providing age-appropriate reading materials free of charge to economically disadvantaged children, Books Between Kids has provided more than 2.3 million books to children in need.
Books Between Kids hosts Book Celebrations that serve 56 Houston area elementary schools and early childhood centers. Each child selects six books to take home to build their own home libraries and foster a love of reading. Books Between Kids also does outreach through their community partners in Harris County to stimulate family engagement and spark conversations around literacy.
You can also help support Books Between Kids by attending their Boots, Buckles and Books Annual Book Bash on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at The Bell Tower on 34th in Houston. Ticket purchases and donations help purchase books and continue the mission of Books Between Kids for every child to have a book of their own.