What is Gift of Literacy?Springfield’s Gift of Literacy is an annual award-winning program that encourages a love of reading among young children.
Through rich community partnerships and generous donors, every first-grader in Springfield Public Schools participates in an enriching six-month literacy program.

2016 Gift of Literacy Book SelectionsThe Gift of Literacy is pleased to provide the students of Springfield with new books each year. This is a unique opportunity to reach our youngest readers through the best representation of literacy, a brand new book.
This year’s selection is:
Nuts in Spacenuts
Born in the Wildwildlife
It’s Only Stanleystanley
It’s an Orange Aardvarkaardvark
Maria Had a Little Llamallama
I Flyi fly
Queen Victoria’s Bathing Machinequeen-victoria
EIEIO How Old McDonald Got His Farmeieio
Gazpacho for Nachogazpachos