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“I believe a person who doesn’t read books is not a learner.” 

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We can only share the power of books because of our generous supporters, our inspiring partners and our many friends. You can meet a few of them on our blog.


Stories from near and far

Virginia grew up without children’s books but became an author – and she believes in the power of books.

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