Book Fairs Insider
December 2012 Volume 7, Issue 4  
Account Summary
School: SAMPLE ELEM SCHOOL
Account #: SAMPLE 123456
Scholastic Dollars:*
Total Balance: $358.33   Shop now!
Profit Balance: $133.77
Expiring Reward Balance: $224.56
Review expiration dates here.
Chairperson:
RITA GOODBOOK
Upcoming Book Fairs
Fall 2012: 09/24/12
Spring 2013: 03/08/13
Summer Reading: Book Now
For questions, please contact your Book Fair consultant, at custserv@scholasticbookfairs.com.
Don't Forget About the Online Fair for Holiday Gifts:

The holidays are here, and now many Book Fair shoppers can take advantage of the Online Book Fair to order gifts for the holidays. To ensure that order shipments are received before holiday school closures, please plan seven to 10 business days for the delivery of online orders after your Online Fair ends.

Book Fairs scheduled between now and Dec. 21, will need to end your Online Fair by December 12 to receive shipments at your school by Dec. 21.

Please read more about Online Fair holiday shipments >>

Our Holiday Warehouse Sale has Started, Don't Miss Out!
Warehouse Sale Our Holiday Warehouse Book Sales have begun, but they won't last forever. To get the best selection of titles discounted 25% to 80% off, stop by one of our more than 100 locations today. Find a sale >>

Sale benefits don't end at 25% to 80% off!
   •  Take an extra 50% off permanently reduced merchandise!
   •  Hundreds of items $2.00 or less.
   •  Maximize Title I funding and purchase order dollars.


Plus, when you sign up online you will receive a coupon worth $10 or $25 off* your purchase. When the holidays end, so do the sales. Don't wait, find a sale today >>
*$10 off your $50 purchase or $25 off your $100 purchase


Get a Jump Start on Your 2013 Fair with Spring's New Titles
Story Laboratory - Reading Gives You Super Power! As 2012 comes to an end, it's time to think about the great opportunities that 2013 will hold. One opportunity not to be missed is to plan for another Book Fair at your school. To get a jump start on next year's planning, we've provided a selection of the great new titles you can expect during spring 2013 Fairs.

And with a new Fair theme each season, you can create a book-based, positive energy in your school.

This spring, create a positive attraction between books and kids with Scholastic Book Fairs' electrifying new theme, Story Laboratory!

For a preview of a few of the great books arriving in Book Fairs this spring, click here!


Featured Books & Products
Featured Book Eight Keys
By Suzanne LaFleur

On a quest to make sense of a mysterious gift left for her by her father before he died, Elise must unlock her past to find her future. This touching family and friendship tale is a wonderful journey into self-discovery.

Item #336955 - $5.99 Special Price

View more featured books >>
 
The holiday season is here! Share the gift of reading with a great assortment of exciting products found in the School Resource Catalog. Plus, don't forget to check our monthly new releases!
School Resource Catalog Products
10 Day Biography Pack
Item #544681 - $19.99

Silicone Bracelets Pack
Item #600042 - $14.99

Angry Birds: 50 True Stories of the Fed Up, Feathered, and Furious
Item #612319 - $13.95

Shop online >>
 
Helping Schools Affected by Superstorm Sandy
As dozens of schools struggle to restore normal operations in Superstorm Sandy-ravaged coastal areas of New York and New Jersey, Scholastic is helping with the rebuilding effort, donating more than 1 million books to schools and libraries in the hardest-hit locations.

How you can help

Many schools have contacted us to find out how to help the relief effort. An easy way is through the donation of Scholastic Dollars™. You can request the transfer of Scholastic Dollars in any amount from your account to any school with a Scholastic Book Fairs account. Keep Reading >>

Kids Are Authors Program Connects With Common Core Standards
Kids Are Authors Implementing the new Common Core State Standards is challenging enough, but implementing them in a fun, practical way adds an additional challenge - one met by both winners of the 2012 Scholastic Book Fairs Kids Are Authors awards.

'It was a great learning experience' >>

Prepare for Spring Book Fairs - Sign Up for a Workshop
The holiday season is upon us and 2013 is right around the corner. Spring Book Fairs will be here before we know it. Get a jump on your spring Fair with one of our new workshops and workshop webinars. Registration begins December 12.

Plan early. Workshops enable you to exchange ideas with peers and learn how to create your best Book Fair ever! Plus, we'll give you Scholastic Dollars rewards for attending.

Workshop Registration Opens 12/12/12 >>

Did You Know?
Your Online Fair is automatically set up for you - just follow these easy tips to reach even more shoppers.
Use this T-Shirt Iron-On to make your Junior Crew feel special about the importance their position.
Reward students with reading incentives found at your local Holiday Warehouse Sale.
Encourage faculty to participate in the fun by filling out Teacher's Pick and Librarian's Pick bookmarks.
Copy and Share Resources
Story Laboratory Book Fair - Volunteer Recruitment Flyer
All for Books - Media Release
Classroom Wish List - Thank You Note to Send Home to Families
Holiday Promotion - "Great Gift" Bookmark and Shelf-Talker
Reading Events & Important Dates
Dec 1-21 Holiday Warehouse Book Sale - Save 25-80% off books at more than 200 locations
Dec 12-31 Free Workshop - Registration for spring Workshops begins - reserve your seat
Dec 27 Scholastic Book Fairs Fall 2012 National Contest - Final day to enter
Mar 15 2013 Kids Are Authors Deadline - Form your team and get started today
   
Holiday Warehouse Book Sale - 25% to 80% off everything!   Spring 13 Preview