Every child deserves the opportunity to experience new worlds and achieve their full potential.

The New Worlds Reading Initiative is a FREE Florida literacy program that:


  • Mails a new book to each eligible enrolled K-5 grade student in Florida each month for free
  • Helps students build a personalized library based on their interests
  • Provides families with practical, supporting materials that build reading confidence
  • Reinforces the science of reading strategies
  • Supports each student to successfully launch their reading skills and develop a love of reading

Program Eligibility

  1. Florida K-5 public or charter school student
  2. Student is currently reading below grade level

Not sure if your child is reading below grade level? Contact your child's teacher.


Enrollment is Easy!

Step 1

Let us know about your reader's school and what type of books they like.

Provide school information and choose topics your child may be interested in exploring. Specialized book titles include English, Spanish, and Haitian Kreóle language formats.

Step 2

Receive books and add to your child's book collection.


Books will arrive in the mail to the shipping address you provide throughout the school year.

Visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), live chat, or use the contact information provided at the bottom of the FAQ page.

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