The Great American Book Sale is powered by New Readers Press, the publishing arm of ProLiteracy Worldwide, and supported by the amazing authors, partners, and publishers. 

If you’re interested in making a donation, or you have questions that we haven't answered below,
please contact Amanda Wilson at

Where do proceeds from this sale go?
All proceeds from the Great American Book Sale will benefit ProLiteracy’s Literacy Relief Fund, giving adult literacy programs with access to digital and print learning materials. Since the pandemic began, many adult literacy programs are struggling to connect with offsite learners and have indicated that they are in desperate need of additional funding, staff training on digital learning tools and instructional content that has both print and digital components.

Can I return any books?
No. All sales are final.

When do books need to be donated by?
Book donations for the Great American Book Sale are needed by August 18, 2020; but you can donate to ProLiteracy any time!

What genres will be included in the Great American Book Sale?
All genres are welcome to participate. If you are an author or publisher, reach out to Amanda today.

How can I support literacy if I don't have much money?
So many ways! You can volunteer for a location adult education organization, set up a monthly donation for the amount of one of your usual cups of coffee, or even follow @ProLiteracy on your favorite social media platform and share some of the latest research, an infographic, or a link to   

I am an author interested in participating in the 2021 sale.
How can I become involved?

Please email Amanda Wilson, annual fund manager, at for more information.  


Terms and Conditions

Orders will be taken by eBay and fulfilled by ProLiteracy’s publishing division New Readers Press.
Terms and conditions for eBay and New Readers Press apply.



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