Book Fairs Insider July 2013: Countdown to Fall: 1 . . .
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Scholastic Book Fairs Pre-Fair Promotion Kits
Exciting ways to promote your Book Fair and reading to your community!
Choose one of six exciting options
NEW! Pre-promote your Fair with one of our six different ready-made Pre-Fair Promotion Kits. Choose one for free, including shipping, for your upcoming Fair. All kits are designed to get your community and students excited about the upcoming Book Fair and reading. We appreciate all that you do, and we hope you find these kits helpful - and fun!

Request Your Kit!Your choices include:

• Advertising Kit
• Booktalk Kit
• Family Event Kit
• Volunteer Kit
• Student Excitement Kit
• Decorating Kit

If you like them ALL and cannot decide which one to choose, then use your Scholastic Dollars to buy them through our online or print School Resource Catalog!

Six Ways to Get Your Teachers On Board for Your Fall Fair Six Ways to Get Your Teachers On Board for Your Fall Fair

Your teachers should be the biggest cheerleaders for your fall Book Fair. Three-time National Scholastic Book Fairs® Elementary School Contest winner Sarah Svarda shares six ways to motivate and inspire your faculty - and also help build classroom libraries.

Try Sarah's tips for getting your teachers excited
and engaged.
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Book Spotlight
With summer in full swing this month, life is carefree and fun for kids. But providing a bit of structure is always important. So let's continue to encourage at least 20 minutes of reading every day. Here are some books students will be thrilled to read or have read aloud to them!

Featured Book National Geographic Little Kids: First Big Book of Space
By Robin Terry
What can be more fun on a summer night than stargazing? This is the book to help introduce elementary kids to the wonders of space. Its striking illustrations and simple text will make the universe understandable and thrilling.
Item #338945 - $14.95

Featured Book Big Nate Flips Out
By Lincoln Peirce
Summer is a great time to begin or continue series books. Kids and adults love familiar characters, especially funny ones. When Nate's famous sloppiness gets out of hand, his best friend gets in serious trouble. Can Nate clean up his act, or will he flip out first?
Item #338968 - $7.99

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Great New Resources for Fall
Scholastic DollarsUse your Scholastic Dollars to refresh your bookshelves with these exciting items found in the online School Resource Catalog.

Don't forget to check back monthly for new releases!

Find Materials for the Featured Fall Book Fair Theme

This fall's featured Book Fair theme is Reading Oasis - A Cool Place to Discover Hot Books! Over the summer, we will fill the Toolkit's Fair Files with hundreds of creative themed materials. See what's already in Fair Files.
Teacher Sneak Peek invitations - Get your teachers on board with your fall Fair!
Reading Oasis letterhead (Blue Frame) | (White Frame) - Promote your fall Fair in style!
Reading Oasis coloring sheet - Keep kids of all ages engaged at Reading Oasis events!
Save the Date bookmarks - Distribute these nifty bookmarks to your students before your Fair!
Now-Sept Enter minutes for Read for the World Record!
Now Free Workshop - Sign up to attend a Workshop for tips on making the most of your Fair
Now Set and achieve reading goals for your students through READ 100,000
Sept ALA Library Card Signup Month - Encourage students to get library cards from their local libraries
Reading Summits   Summer Challenge