Blue Star Books

"A book is a gift you can open again and again. "

- Garrison Keillor


Books have a unique way of expanding our knowledge, connecting us to one another and the world around us, boosting our creativity, and even offering a restorative pause amidst the busyness of life. That is why we created the Blue Star Books Program — to positively impact the lives of military- and Veteran-connected families through the power of reading.

With the generosity of partners and supporters like The Walt Disney Company, we are able to donate books to military children, base libraries, Department of Defense schools, and military-impacted public schools and libraries. We also host book club programs for both families and adults, as well as events surrounding Month of the Military Child, Read Across America Day, and more.

"I have two daughters, and their dad just deployed two weeks before we attended this event, and it made my girls so happy. My 3-year-old was convinced that her dad sent Mickey Mouse to meet her! And she loved that Mickey was with the American flag, it really brought her Army life & her everyday kid life together. Thank you so much for everything and taking our minds off missing our favorite soldier."

- Military Spouse

Blue Star Books may be coming to a community near you! Join our family to stay in-the-know on upcoming events available to you—both in your neighborhood and nationwide.

Join a Family Book Club

Our START (Serving, Thriving, and Reading Together) Family Book Club Program is launching in communities across the country!

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