A to Z Literacy Movement ships high quality, culturally appropriate children's books to schools all over the world. The organization also partners with small community schools in Zambia. Building relationships with teachers and students helps to then provide professional development and high quality instruction.


Zambia is a nation roughly the size of the US state of Texas, with approximately half the population: 11.9 million people. About two-thirds of Zambians live in poverty. Annual incomes are well below the level at the time of independence and, at $921 a person, place the country among the world's poorest nations. read more...



A to Z strives to meet the needs of struggling families in the Chicagoland area by providing free books for at-home libraries. Working with other nonprofit groups, A to Z has implemented Summer Story Boost as well as Family Reading Nights to increase the importance of reading at home with children.