The Literacy Site is dedicated to funding free books for children.

1. http://www.theliteracysite.com/clickToGive/home.faces?siteId=6

2. Ratio of books/child in middle-income areas is approx. 13 books/1 child. In low-income areas it's 1 book/300 children

3. Of the world's 770 million illiterate adults, two-thirds are women.

4. In the U.S., access to books is the only variable that directly correlates with reading scores.