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Chairperson's eNews May 2014
Book Fairs Insider
Account Summary
School: Sample School
Account #: 123456
Chairperson: Rita Goodbook
Upcoming Book Fairs
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Fall 2014: Book Now »
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See You in the Fall!
This will be your last edition of the Book Fairs Insider until fall, when we'll return with more fresh ideas for how you can make the most of your Book Fair and motivate independent student reading year-round. Happy summer reading!
Get a Look at What's Coming This Fall!
Transform your Book Fair into a land where reading reigns supreme with our medieval fall theme, Sir Readalot's Castle: Enter the Kingdom of Books!
Sir Readalot's Castle - Enter the Kingdom of Books!
Preview Fall Books
Girl Reading
Get Parents on Board for Summer Reading
The key to keeping kids reading all summer is to educate and inspire their most influential teachers: their parents. Share these great ways parents can promote reading in their homes this summer.
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Mom Reading with Kids
One Mom's Approach to Summer Reading
How can families get together over a good book this summer? This mother of 11 shares her secret: First, get together over a good book! Be inspired by this ingenious mom's list of literary lures.
Bond over Books
Book Fairs Superstar
Book Fairs Superstars
By attending a workshop and collaborating with his representative, a first-time chairperson was able to maximize excitement about his Book Fair, which he promoted using a video bookwalk.
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Book Fairs App
App Takes Guesswork out of Finding
Right-Fit Books

Recent research shows parents are a key source of books for their kids. The challenge: identifying books that match both a child's reading level and interests. The revolutionary solution: now within reach.
Help for
Parents
Put Summer Reads to the Five-Finger Test
Helping parents identify right-fit books for their students is as easy as counting to five! Share this great five-finger test with your families as they gear up for summer reading, and download the no-cost Five-Finger Test bookmark for them to keep inside their children's summer reads!
Five-Finger Test
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Book Spotlight
With great titles like these, parents will have no trouble getting kids to read all summer long!
Skippyjon Jones: Cirque de Olé
By Judy Schachner
Skippyjon and his amigos walk the high wire and shoot out of a cannon. But it's Skippito the Strong who performs the trickiest act of all.
Item #346716 - $4.99 (exclusive paperback)
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Ever After High #2: The Unfairest of Them All
By Shannon Hale
Raven and Apple must bring the Royals and the Rebels together to end their feud before it threatens to end all of their Happily Ever Afters!
Item #346866 - $9.99 (value-priced hardcover)
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Toolkit Tips
Use the Book Fair Planner to Organize Your Fall Fair
A great way to make the most of the new Book Fair Planner is to start planning eight to 10 weeks ahead. Take advantage of the summer months to use the Planner for your Fall Book Fair!

Learn How
Copy & Share Resources
Summer Reading Student Commercial:
Share this commercial with your students to generate excitement about the Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge.
Summer Reading Parent Workshop:
Equip parents to help their kids succeed academically this summer and next fall using this handout and this PowerPoint presentation.

Calendar
READ 100,000 | Now
Register your students and start logging minutes!
Warehouse Book Sale | April to May
Stock up your classroom or home library at amazing discounts!
Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge | Now
Start registering your students to drive independent reading over the summer.
IRA Annual Conference | May 9 to 12
Online registration remains open throughout the conference.
ALA Conference and Exhibition | June 26 to July 1
Register now to attend the annual conference in Las Vegas.
2014 Reading Summits for Educators | June 24 to July 24
Discuss innovative strategies to promote student reading and parental engagement with educational leaders from across the country.
Scholastic Dollars & School Resource Products
Use your Scholastic Dollars to refresh your bookshelves with these exciting items found in the online School Resource Catalog.Scholastic Dollars

Don't forget to check back monthly for new releases!
I Don't Bully Pack
Item #630294
$12.99
10 Essential Writing Lessons
Item #533458
$19.99
Threatened
Item #555143
$17.99
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