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Own Books

An innovative book recycling project to help young children without books have their own books at home.

What the project aims to do


  • Encourage young children to develop an early love of books and reading through choosing and having their own books at home.

  • Allow children to select one or two books a week for themselves, from the age appropriate categories, to take home.

  • Avoid any need to buy or obligation to return the books.

  • Remove any stress and financial constraints on parents over acquisition of books.Encourage parents to read with their children at home.

A Child-Centered Book Scheme

The Children choose their own books to take home and keep ... OR return, if they wish ... it's their choice ...

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