Impact of the Kindle Classroom Project

The impact of the Kindle Classroom Project is clear and simple: Students read more and like reading more. On average, students double the number of books they read in a year. They also identify more strongly as readers and report that reading is much more enjoyable.

  • Since its inception, generous supporters have donated 2600 Kindles and 2412 e-books to the Kindle Classroom Project! More than 1,000 people from around the world have donated their used Kindles.
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  • The KCP has served 3,000+ students in 200+ classrooms at all levels, including elementary, middle, and high schools.
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From Our Students



“Thank you for the opportunity to read to my heart's content.”
—10th grader, Oakland

“It’s like having a whole library in my backpack.”
—7th grader, Oakland

“I like how I can choose whatever books I want to read, and they’re on my Kindle.”
—9th grader, Oakland

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What the KCP Means to Me: