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Raise Kids’ Reading Levels

The “Reading Is A Gift” book fair program was developed by Usborne Books & More to encourage reading earning free books, and/or profits for your school or organization.

“Reading is a Gift” Book Fairs are Hassle-free

With more than 20,000 Consultants in the United States alone, your “Reading Is A Gift” book fair partner is probably right around the corner and ready to work hard for your fundraiser. An Educational Consultant will walk you through your event from start to finish making it pleasant and profitable for you, your students, and your school.

reach for the stars

The Reach for the Stars!! is a generous pledge-based reading incentive program sponsored by Usborne Books & More.

What is the goal of the program?

The goal of Reach for the Stars!! is for the participants to read or be read to for 300 minutes over a two week period of time. This is an average of 30 minutes per weekday as recommended by educational experts.

Who can participate?

This program is designed to benefit any organizational group, such as schools, individual classrooms, clubs, preschools, church groups, home school groups, charities, businesses, and public libraries.

How do the kids benefit?

They develop a reading routine and receive books and other prizes based on pledges and reading time. Together, we can help children discover the joy of reading and give them the opportunity to choose their very own books to keep!

How can your organization benefit?

Reach for the Stars!! has flexible options to meet your needs. Books for the library, classroom, community project, or perhaps cash for a specific purpose. Reach for the Stars!! is very flexible.

H1_border Literacy for a lifetime H1_border

Literacy for a Lifetime is a 50% matching grant program partnering Usborne Books & More with businesses, foundations, and individuals who support reading at organizations and schools of their choice. The Literacy for a Lifetime program matches any corporate or individual donation or grant that purchases books from Usborne Books & More with an additional 50% in free books.

A Literacy for a Lifetime matching grant program is an excellent way to expand a library collection, build a leveled book room, or provide supplemental classroom materials.

The Literacy for a Lifetime program can also be used with the following:

  • State and Federal grants – such as:
    • Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies
    • Literacy through School Libraries
    • Migrant Education
    • Even Start
    • Special Education Preschool Grants
    • Small, Rural School Achievement Program
    • Education for Homeless Children and Youth
    • Twenty-First Century Community Learning Centers
    • Reading First
    • Early Reading First
    • Striving Readers
  • Corporate donations or grants
  • Foundation grants
  • PTA/PTSA grants
  • Individual donations

cards for a cause fundraisers

Need a simple fundraiser for your organization? Usborne Books & More proudly offers a unique program, Cards for a Cause Fundraisers, with value-for-money greeting cards and a high return to the organization raising funds.

When you choose to participate in Cards for a Cause Fundraisers, over 40% of all sales benefit your organization – well above the average profit margin in the industry.

Cards for all occasions

Cards for All Occasions (Box 1)

Charming organizer box includes dividers and 30 beautifully embellished cards with envelopes designed for all types of occasions.


Happy Birthday Card Box for Kids

Birthdays are a blast with this box! It includes a wide range of Happy Birthday cards for kids of all ages, with lots of fun details and colorful envelopes to match.

Cards for All Occasions (Box 2)

Cards for All Occasions (Box 2)

Beautiful organizer box includes dividers and 30 beautifully embellished cards with envelopes designed for all types of occasions.

Thanks & Blanks Box

Thanks & Blanks Box

Adorable Organizer box full of uniquely handcrafted greeting cards with colored envelopes. Includes 19 blank cards and 11 Thank You cards.

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Cards for a Cause Fundraisers depends on goals and we want to help you meet yours. Let our demonstrated success be part of your fundraising efforts. Whether you need $50, $500 or $5,000, let us show you how you could achieve that with Cards for a Cause Fundraisers.

Why should we consider Cards for a Cause Fundraisers for our fundraising needs?

Cards for a Cause Fundraisers offers a simple opportunity to raise money for your organization. Our boxes of cards are the highest quality and such an amazing value – they practically sell themselves. Cards for a Cause Fundraisers is exclusively available through Usborne Books & More, the premier, direct sales, party plan company for quality children’s books and more.
Simplicity – You can start today!
Quality – High-quality products for unbeatable prices.
Unlimited Earning Potential – Set your goal and let us help you achieve it.
Personalized Service – Our Independent Consultants will do what you need throughout your fundraising process to help you reach your goal.
Different – Our program offers you the opportunity to stand out in the fundraising crowd, with new products which appeal to multiple audiences.

How much profit will our organization make?

Your organization will receive up to $13 per box of cards sold (at $30 a box), depending on tax exempt status. There is no maximum amount that you could earn!

What if my organization is tax exempt?

If your organization is tax exempt, we will work with you to gather the correct paperwork and get this submitted for approval.

How do we get started? What type of support will we have?

Every customer works directly with one of our Independent Consultants. If you know a Consultant, you may work directly with him/her. If you do not know a Consultant, you may enter your contact information through this website and we will have one of our Consultants get back with you directly. Your Consultant will be with you all the way through delivery and will give you as much one-on-one attention as you need to help make your fundraiser a success.

How long should the sale last?

This will depend on your organization, but we recommend approximately two weeks. The timing may vary if you have on-site sales or specific events the fundraiser is linked to.

How long will it take for our order to be delivered?

Please allow up to a month after your order has been submitted for delivery.

Can I order directly from the Company?

Our business structure allows you to work with one of our Independent Consultants. He/She can offer you the one-on-one attention that you deserve and will answer any questions that you may have to help make your fundraising program the best that it can be.

Can we have more than one fundraiser per year with Cards for a Cause Fundraisers?


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