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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Haves and the Have Nots: How Books Make a Difference in Children's Lives

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 -- The difference between the resources available to children from low-income neighborhoods and those from more affluent communities is stark.

First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise that provides new books to kids in need, has published an original infographic based on new research by Susan B. Neuman and Donna C. Celano that looks at this staggering difference and its impact on education.

The infographic is available here: http://blog.firstbook.org/2013/02/24/infographic-the-haves-and-the-have-nots/

Media are welcome to share this link, or download and re-post the graphic.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For a high-resolution version, please contact Brian Minter at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 202-639-0115.