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Welcome to BookTree

Where reading takes root

Reading aloud with your child stimulates brain development and establishes the foundations for reading, writing, and success in school. These profound benefits stay with your child for life. How do you ensure a steady supply of extraordinary books that you and your child will love to read together?

For $24.95 per month, BookTree’s monthly lending program for children from infancy through about age seven addresses this challenge for busy parents. BookTree combs through the 500,000 children’s books in print and about 10,000 new books published each year, painstakingly reviewing and analyzing to find the best books for BookTree members to read with their children.

Each month, your child receives a personalized tote containing ten carefully-selected, illustrated, age-appropriate literary gems, spanning a broad range of content, themes, vocabulary, and illustrative styles. Your child’s tote is conveniently delivered to a place you frequent regularly: a participating school, workplace, or neighborhood location.

With enthusiastic support from educators and school directors, BookTree is currently available in San Francisco, the peninsula from Los Altos north, Marin County, and western Los Angeles County. What are parents who have participated for years saying about the difference BookTree has made for their children? Read their testimonials.

The first month is FREE with no obligation, so try it out and sample BookTree membership’s lifelong benefits for your child!

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