The Cure for Reader's Digest Condensed Books

Librarians joke that Reader's Digest Condensed Books are the zucchini of the library world — like a bagful of squash deposited on your doorstop by a neighbor, these abridged anthologies get donated by the bagful at libraries.  Sadly, the fate of most of these books is doomed — most libraries don't add them to their collections and find them well-nigh unsellable at their book sales. But now, a genius idea!

Apply for These Grants & Awards to Fund Innovation, Science & More

ImageThe Coretta Scott King Book Awards Donation Grant
Grant: multiple copies of approximately 100 titles by African American authors and illustrators, including a full set of the year's winning and honor titles
Deadline: January 31, 2012
Application form & details


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