Category Archives: Children’s Literature

Making the most of your BOOK FAIR

I have just held my fourth Scholastic Book Fair and WOW! What a success! We are a K-6 school and have around 420 students. We sold just shy of $6700 at this last Fair which blitzed last year’s sales total by over $800! My consultant is continually surprised with our sales and is always asking “So, what are you doing to get such good numbers?”

At first my response was “Um, I don’t know…” But after discovering that not every school is making such good numbers, I really got thinking seriously about the answer. Continue reading

Connecting to Authors

Book Week 2014 is so close now! I’m sure everyone has some exciting plans to help students “Connect to Reading”. One way we can help students do this is to get them to connect to authors. But if budget is an issue for you, there are authors out there that might just offer their services free of charge.

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