Request Books

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If your fam­i­ly would like to have books of your own to read out loud, read on your own, to savor, to make you laugh, to help you learn, please send a descrip­tion of the chil­dren in your fam­i­ly, their ages, the types of books they enjoy, and what cur­rent­ly makes them curious.

At this time, we are only tak­ing requests from fam­i­lies in Minnesota.

We aim to pro­vide at least three books per child.

We oper­ate on the hon­or sys­tem (e.g., the books are meant for fam­i­lies who do not own them, so please only request if you are gen­uine­ly in need.) 

A Book of My Own will nev­er ask you for pay­ment of any kind. If you receive a pay­ment request claim­ing to be from A Book of My Own or the post office, this is a scam and should be delet­ed and/or reported.

Please allow 4–6 weeks for pro­cess­ing and ship­ping. Requests will be filled in the order they are received.

A Book of My Own is not respon­si­ble for lost or stolen packages.

At this time, our focus is on serv­ing indi­vid­ual fam­i­lies. We encour­age schools, day­cares, and oth­er insti­tu­tions in need of books to con­tact orga­ni­za­tions like The Free Book Bug­gie, Books for Bet­ter MN, and Access to Books for Chil­dren.

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