Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school this week, and we invite you to
come and share in this celebration of literacy with us!
more than ever, reading is vital to leading a better life. It is the door opener
to the 21st century for all children. Knowing how to read is just the
beginning. Motivating young people to KEEP READING, comprehend what they read
and develop the ability to think creatively are the end goals.
need ACCESS to great books and the opportunity to CHOOSE what they want to read.
Moreover, they need TIME for reading.
Book Fairs has the books to motivate more reading. With your involvement, we can
inspire children to practice reading and read more often. Together, we can make
a difference in their lives that will last a lifetime.
great way to ensure our children get started with reading and keep on reading
all year long is with the Classroom
Wish List program. We
urge you to stop by the CWL display when you first arrive at the Fair. Take a
moment to learn how purchasing books and donating them to your child’s
classroom, can give
little readers even greater ACCESS to the books they want to read by expanding
existing classroom libraries.
asked each teacher to fill-in her “book wish list” prior to the fair. Look for
your child’s teacher’s name on the display. All teachers took great care in
selecting the best and most appropriate books to meet their students’ reading
levels and learning needs. It is their wish that these books become a permanent
part of the classroom library. We will recognize every generous gift you make
with a special bookplate, identifying your family or child as the
will display the Classroom Wish List at the book fair, so keep an eye out for
Your support can help a classroom blossom with new and exciting adventures in
reading, stimulating young minds for years to come.
to see you at our Scholastic Book Fair. Together, we can raise
Scholastic Book Fair is coming to our school this week! What better way to
promote reading to our students than by supporting this important literary
invite your entire family to participate by purchasing the latest and greatest
in children’s books. Did you know that for every $10 you spend at the Fair up to
$6 comes directly back to our school? Your support of this vital literary event
is key in helping us obtain new books and resources for our library and
will find hundreds of quality books at our Book Fair with a wide assortment for
all reading levels. On Monday, your child will be bringing home the
Scholastic Book Fair flyer that provides a preview of only a FEW of the many
books available to purchase at our Fair.
flyer also contains a special Family Event Draw ballot that parents can deposit
during our Family Event. You could win $50 in books – $25 for your family
PLUS $25 for your child’s
forget to mark the Book Fair dates on your calendar! We look forward to seeing
you during our Scholastic Book Fair and thank you, in advance, for supporting
this great literary fundraiser. Mostly, thank you for believing in books and the
importance reading has on your child’s future.
April 11 and Friday, April 12,
accept cheques made payable to our school. Visa, MasterCard and American Express
are welcome, too.