Northwest Literacy Foundation - Seattle, WA
“With books, determination and a great imagination, all things are possible.” – Chris Platt, Author of Willow King
Founded in 1989, The Northwest Literacy Foundation is a volunteer run nonprofit that seeks to strengthen our community by putting books in the hands of young readers. The NWLF is committed to enhancing youth literacy efforts in the Pacific Northwest by providing literature and resources through partnerships with schools and community organizations.
The NWLF collaborates with schools and organizations throughout the area, serving students with high needs and often lacking a depth of resources. Through grants of books, we work to “fill the shelves” of local school libraries, provide additional classroom resources, host author visits and purchase books for community organizations engaged in educational programs.
With a rich history of focusing on young readers, collaborating with schools and building effective community partnerships, Northwest Literacy Foundation has provided over 160,000 new books to children, schools and community groups.
All for Kids Books worked in partnership with NWLF for over 20 years. Visiting authors and illustrators shared their words of wisdom on the walls of the event room at All for Kids bookstore. Throughout our website you will read quotes and see photos of illustrations from that very special place. A big Thank You to owner Chauni Haslet for your dedication to NWLF and for serving our community through your love of books!
“Read Read Read and make yourself powerful with words, ideas and dreams.” Robert Kinerk, Author of Clorinda
Books Recently Delivered
Librarian Steve Marsh and students at Muir Elementary in Seattle
John Muir Elementary School
Bailey Gatzert Elementary School
Emerson Elementary School
Dunlap Elementary School
Summer Reading Program – Beacon Hill Elementary
Seattle Public Library Global Reading Challenge
Rwanda Girls School
Authors in Schools
Author Jon Katz at Bailey Gatzert School
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