Book Fairs Insider January 2013: What Are Your 2013 Reading Resolutions?
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Book Fairs Insider
Chairperson's eNews January 2013  
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What Are Your 2013 Reading Resolutions?
New Years Books The New Year is a great time for resolving to make positive changes in our lives. This year, take the lead by kicking off a "Reading Resolution" at your school to get more kids reading and kids reading more! This edition of the Book Fair Insider is chock full of ideas to get you started. Happy Reading!

Watch our Big Dreams video and take the pledge to inspire your school community to read more in 2013.
READ 100,000 Participants Share Steps to Drive Reading in the New Year
Drive Reading in the New Year Two first-time participants in READ 100,000 — a program through which schools can set, track, and achieve reading goals — started the school year off right with reading resolutions, taking very different but equally successful approaches.

See how they got their students excited...
You're Invited to an Exclusive Workshop
Learn & Earn Learn! Attending a spring workshop is a fun way to meet fellow chairpeople, exchange ideas, and learn tips for setting goals and creating excitement. You'll also preview the new books coming to your Fair that will keep kids reading!

Earn! You can earn 25 Scholastic Dollars for attending an in-person workshop or one of our Webinars:

Workshop 101: An Introduction
Workshop 201: For Experienced Chairpeople
Become a Book Expert: Book Knowledge Workshop

Sign up to save your seat!

Our self-paced online workshop is located in the Chairperson's Toolkit. This great option is available 24/7 and is perfect for busy chairpeople, co-chairs and volunteers. Get started today!
Book Spotlight
Kids are sure to enjoy books like this one and many more at Scholastic Book Fairs.
Featured Book White Dolphin
By Gill Lewis
When a baby albino dolphin caught in old fishing netting washes ashore, Kara and her new friend are determined to save and reunite her with her mother. This story of friendship and community taps into the timely issues of environmental protection and ecology, as two young people set off a chain of events that could save the reef as well as their town.
Item #340545 - $5.99 Exclusive Paperback

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Scholastic Dollars & School Resource Products
Scholastic DollarsUse your Scholastic Dollars to reward student reading achievement with these exciting items found in the online School Resource Catalog.
Don't forget to check back monthly for new releases!


Reward Student Reading Achievement!
Story Laboratory Creates Reading Excitement
Story Laboratory Get a jump start on your Book Fair theme decorating ideas!
Check out this new flipbook with tons of fun and easy-to-create
Props and Decorations  for your Story Laboratory Fair!
TOOLKIT TIPS
1.  Learn about the Toolkit's new registration. Now you'll add a secure password. And, you can give Toolkit access to selected volunteers who will have their own password!
   
2.  Your school's Book Fair Homepage is a key tool for promoting your Book Fair, and it's the doorway to the convenient Online Fair. Learn how to promote the Homepage on your school's website, in letters, emails, and more!
   
3.  New on the Homepage! Show your school's families and friends how your principal is supporting the Book Fair with the Homepage's new Principal Reading Activity section.
COPY AND SHARE RESOURCES
What's your Bookprint? - Encourage your students to create and share their Bookprint, a visual representation of the five books that have had the most influence on their lives.
Build a Better Reader - Take a look at these seven easy ideas to bring books into a child's life.
Reading Timer App - Help kids have fun tracking their reading minutes with this FREE App.

Story Laboratory Themed Letterhead | Spanish
Story Laboratory Book Fair - Letter to Families from Principal | Spanish
Story Laboratory Book Fair - Family Event Invitation | Spanish
All for Books - Book Slips
CALENDAR
Now Sign up to participate in the Harry Potter Book Club
Now - Jun Set and achieve reading goals for your students through READ 100,000
Jan 1-31 Free Workshop - This New Year, resolve to attend one of our exciting Workshops
Mar 15 2013 Kids Are Authors Deadline - Your students could become published authors
Spring 13 Preview Scholastic Reading Timer App
READ 100,000