• A trip to the 2015 Major League Baseball® All-Star Game®: Grand Prize
  • Laptop computers or tablets for students and teachers
  • A class visit from Sharon Robinson
  • Class set of Promises to Keep books by Sharon Robinson
Prize Info See Past Winners 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13


The 2015 Breaking Barriers Contest is now closed for entries.


Online entries can ONLY be submitted by teachers. Teachers can visit scholastic.com/breakingbarriers/teachers for more info.

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RULES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. All students who are legal residents of, and currently reside in, the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) and Canada (excluding Quebec) and who are currently enrolled in grades 4–8 are eligible to enter, except for those who have family members employed by Major League Baseball Properties, Inc., Scholastic Inc., and other related companies (see the Official Rules for a complete listing). All entries must be written in English. Visit www.scholastic.com/breakingbarriers for complete Official Rules. Limit one entry per person. All prospective winners and their respective parents/legal guardians will be required to sign, notarize, and return an affidavit of eligibility/release of liability within ten (10) days of date of notification or an alternate winner may be selected.
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