Donate books to the Appalachian Literacy Initiative

Parnassus Books is thrilled to partner with the Appalachian Literacy Initiative and offer you the opportunity to donate books directly to students in need! The Appalachian Literacy Initiative is a non-profit organization that improves the lives of Appalachian children in need by increasing their access to quality children's books. For more information about ALI or to make a direct donation, click here to visit their website. 

Please read the important ordering instructions below before perusing the list and placing your order.

When checking out, enter the code GIVEREADING to receive 10% off any and all titles on the list below. Donated books will be picked up at Parnassus for delivery, so there is no need to pay for shipping. Please select IN-STORE PICKUP as your shipping option so that you are not charged for shipping.

Prefer to donate more directly? Scroll down on this page to purchase a gift certificate that ALI can use to purchase additional books for Appalachian students!

By purchasing a book or a gift certificate via this page, you authorize Parnassus Books to release your name and contact information to the Appalachian Literacy Initiative, so that they can provide you with a charitable donation receipt for your tax records.

 

The Crossover (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780544935204
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - March 5th, 2019

The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780061992278
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Published: HarperCollins - January 6th, 2015

Wishtree Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250233899
Availability: Not Yet Published
Published: Square Fish - January 1st, 2022

El Deafo Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419712173
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 2nd, 2014

Jurassic Poop: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind Cover Image
By Jacob Berkowitz, Steve Mack (Illustrator)
$6.95
ISBN: 9781553378679
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Kids Can Press - August 1st, 2006

The War That Saved My Life Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780147510488
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Published: Puffin Books - May 31st, 2016

Love That Dog: A Novel Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064409599
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Published: HarperCollins - April 8th, 2008

Because of Winn-Dixie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780763680862
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2015

Phineas L. MacGuire . . . Erupts!: The First Experiment (From the Highly Scientific Notebooks of Phineas L. MacGuire) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416947349
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 8th, 2007

Out of My Mind Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781416971719
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - May 1st, 2012

Spy School Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781442421837
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2013

Baseball Genius: Baseball Genius 1 (Jeter Publishing) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481468657
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Aladdin - March 6th, 2018

Who Was Jackie Robinson? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Gail Herman, Who HQ, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448455570
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Penguin Workshop - December 23rd, 2010

One for the Murphys Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426524
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Puffin Books - May 16th, 2013

Fish in a Tree Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780142426425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Puffin Books - March 28th, 2017

Roller Girl Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780803740167
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Published: Dial Books - March 10th, 2015

Pink Is For Blobfish: Discovering the World's Perfectly Pink Animals (The World of Weird Animals) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780553512274
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2016

Diary of a Wimpy Kid # 1 Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780810993136
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 1st, 2007

The Seventh Wish Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781681194318
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Published: Bloomsbury USA Childrens - June 13th, 2017

Shiloh (The Shiloh Quartet) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780689835827
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2000

How to Steal a Dog: A Novel Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780312561123
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Published: Square Fish - April 27th, 2009

Wish Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250144058
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Published: Square Fish - August 29th, 2017

A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780547577319
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Published: Clarion Books - October 4th, 2011

Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545581608
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Published: Graphix - August 30th, 2016

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780590846288
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 1997

Ghost (Track #1) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781481450164
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Cover Image
By J.K. Rowling, Mary GrandPré (Illustrator)
$10.99
ISBN: 9780590353427
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 1st, 1999

Smile Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780545132060
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graphix - February 1st, 2010

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780316327916
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - June 14th, 2016

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