Sign Up for Free Children’s Books
Reading with your children from an early age sets them up for success, helping them develop curiosity, learning skills and an understanding of language that will benefit them in school and in life.
Start building your home library today by signing up for Once Upon a Month™, our partnership with The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy and The Boone Family Foundation, which provides free children’s books to your home once a month.
To sign up for Once Upon a Month, visit the Ferst Readers website.
- One free, age-appropriate children’s book every month for a year
- Parent guides in English and Spanish
- Children from birth to age 5
- Children living in Dallas County
- English and Spanish readers
Once Upon a Month™ was created by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy and The Boone Family Foundation. The program enjoys support from these key partners: Communities Foundation of Texas, Department of Family and Protective Services—Prevention and Early Intervention, Dallas Independent School District, Hudson Foundation and Hillcrest Foundation.