Sunday, February 13, 2011

Since You Already Purchase Books...

For all you hungry readers who love to spread literature throughout the lands, here's a concept: Buy a book and have a book donated to a child in need! You already buy books anyway, so why not make it count?

Here's some information, directly from the source, about how you can help make a difference:

We have just launched a new website,, that we hope will become a game-changer for black books and for children of color. We believe is the most comprehensive home for black books and black authors that has ever been compiled on the web. The North Paran plan is simple: For every book purchased on our site, North Paran will donate a book to a child in need. Our slogan is Buy One, Give One.

We know how committed you are to our children and to our community, so we are hoping that you will be moved to join us in this campaign to get books into the hands of as many children in our community as we can. We are asking you to take the following steps to help our cause:

1. Forward this message to all the family members, friends and colleagues who you think would be willing to join us in this mission.
2. Visit and purchase a book today.

By spreading the word and making all your book purchases at, you can help get a book in the hands of every child in our community. If, for every book we bought in 2009, a free book was given to a child in our community, we could have given 4 free books to every Black child under age 10 in America. Let's make that happen in 2011.

Buy One, Give One.

Denene Millner
author | columnist | editor | contributing writer

Happy reading!


Shelia A. Huggins said...

I am an author and would love to donate a copy of my ebook. I didn't see that as an option, though. I'll have to contact them to see if that's possible.

My novel is adult fiction, a historical suspense tale set at the end of the Civil War.

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Hat’s off. Well done, as we know that “hard work always pays off”, after a long struggle with sincere effort it’s done.