The right to read
Books Away From Home provides refugee children with books in their native language, to help ease their transition to an unfamiliar place.
Children deserve books from home, even if they are far from home.Our mission
Boekentip: Kinderen van ver, van Martine LetterieRead more ▶︎
Books for young readers about refugees and asylum seekersRead more ▶︎
World Children’s Day, 20 November, is UNICEF’s annual day of action: for children, by children.Read more ▶︎
"A book for a refugee," Saturday 12 Nov, at Antiquariaat Colette & Co (in Dutch)Read more ▶︎
Books Away From Home is here at last!Read more ▶︎
The first 10,000 Ukrainian children's books have reached their destination.Read more ▶︎
Reading and language are important for every child’s educational, emotional and social development. They are also important cornerstones for cultural preservation and community.Learn more
We work with refugee shelters, schools, libraries, publishers, printing houses and a group of dedicated volunteers, and facilitate the book delivery process from start to finish.Learn more
Help us provide free, Ukrainian-language children's books to Ukrainian children forced to flee the war in their homeland.Learn more ▶︎
With your support, we can provide books to the children who need them most.
For every euro you donate, we can provide one book to a refugee child.