Books are essential to a child’s education. In today’s world though book costs can quickly add up, especially for families with multiple children and in these rough economic times with the pandemic in full swing. Today I’m going to share with you a few ways to get your hands on kid-oriented books for free!
6 Ways To Find Free Books for Kids
There are two types of books, e-books, and printed books. Well, go over ways to get each type. Here are some simple ways to get free E-Books without even needing to leave home.
1. Amazon Freebies
Amazon is a great and popular way to get your hands on free books. Despite what you may think amazon sometimes cuts the price down to 0.00$ on some of the best books they have!
2. Books (previously known as iBooks)
If you have an apple product whether it’s an iPhone, iPad, iPod or a Mac all you need to do is upgrade to the latest iOS and you’ll get the Books app for free where you can choose from a huge selection of free books for your kid.
3. Library of Congress
The Center of the Book in the Library of Congress has it’s very own online platform that can be accessed from any device. It contains a huge selection of books all of which are available for free for anyone at any time with a whole section dedicated to kids.
4. Amazon Kindle
If you’re willing to make a little investment on the Amazon Kindle E-Reader you’ll also be treated with a whole selection of Best-Selling E-Books for kids that are completely free.
5. Get a Free Book by Reviewing Another Book
If you’re a reader yourself you can take advantage of this option by reviewing books at the online book club website, which has been around for years now. You’ll receive a free book for every review that you leave.
Now let’s go over some ways to get free printed books.
6. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
One of the most well-known programs that Dolly Parton launched in 1995. If your kid is five years or younger you can receive free books by mail. The program is very well known and mails millions of books to different kids throughout the year. Moreover, The Imagination Library also partnered with the American Printing House for the Blind to provide books available in braille and audio formats free of charge!
No matter what book you choose it’s always a good idea to have kids start reading books at a young age. Reading is essential to children and can have a huge impact on their future education. These are just a few ways that you can find some free books. There a lot more out there and you might have some local options as well. Every kid no matter what their background deserves a chance at reading.