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Welcome to Book Fairs from
                                         author and illustrator
                                                           JESS KEATING!

                                                                                  “         To me, whether they’re fiction or
                                                                                            nonfiction, goofy or lyrical, wordless
                                                                                            or full of text, books have always been
                                                                                            bridges. They’re bridges to new
                                                                                            experiences, new dreams,
                                                                                            and new adventures, and if
                                                                                            we’re lucky, they are also bridges
                                                                                            to better, wiser, and braver
                                                                                            versions of ourselves. For
                                                                                            this reason, I will always be grateful
               Look for these                                                               to Scholastic Book Fairs — building
               titles at your                                                               bridges for us one page at a time.
                 Book Fair!*

    * While quantities last. Not all titles available at all fairs.

                                                                 Thank You!
          Thank you for being a literacy champion and hosting a Scholastic Book
           Fair. By allowing kids to have access to the best books and resources,
            you are giving children greater knowledge, building confidence and
            creating future leaders. We are here to help! Together, we can spark
                        the love of reading in your school community.

                My Book Fair                                                                                My Planning Call
                                                                      My Webinar is on:
                Consultant:                                                                                 is scheduled for:

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     Use Online TOOLS          Tutorials!

                  Register for a Webinar
            Look for your GREAT Journey emails
           Download your Countdown Checklist
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Let’s begin our
plan by setting a

    Start your plan now by DECIDING
    what you want to achieve!
                      Write it here!

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    To help achieve your goal try these great ideas:

      POST the Goal Chart for everyone to see
      PLACE an article in your school newsletter to let families know
         HARE it on your website, or share, using social media
      ASK teachers to create or support class contests
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      SEND a letter home to parents letting them know why their support is important in helping you reach
       your goal
      COORDINATE a wacky stunt challenge for your Principal
       NNOUNCE your goal and progress during morning PA announcements

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                              Plan for success,
                                                                RECRUIT your team!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Students, teachers,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            parents, grandparents
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and even your Principal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           make great volunteers!

                                                                                                                                                IN YOUR VOLUNTEER PACKAGE:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           EERS                                                               MAKE A D
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   A LETTER FROM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  GORDON KORMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Every time I walk into a Scholastic Book Fair, my whole life flashes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        before my eyes. Well, three-quarters of it, anyway. I wrote my first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        book for a seventh grade English assignment, and when I thought
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        about trying to get it published, the first name that popped into my
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        head was Scholastic. (I was class monitor for Scholastic Book Orders,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        so I figured I was practically an employee!) And less than two years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        later, when I was fourteen, Scholastic published my debut novel.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   It’s been more than forty years since then, but not that much has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   changed. Wherever my books collide with readers, the name
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Scholastic is rarely far away. More kids find my novels at Book Fairs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   than anywhere else. And my long Scholastic history — now in its fifth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   decade — continues. I visit Fairs as an author, volunteer at my own
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   kids’ Fairs, and once even wore the Clifford suit at my daughter’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 preschool. (It was a memorable, Purple-Heart-worthy performance, during which I very nearly took a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 nose-dive down the back stairs.)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 There’s nothing quite like the expressions on the faces of a class of kids as they march into the Book Fair.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The pointing fingers; the exclamations of “Hey, they’ve got — !” and “Check it out, it’s — !” And they’re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 talking about books, not video games or action figures or DVDs. That’s pure gold.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Today’s students can be overstressed, overscheduled, and tested until they reach for HB pencils in their
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 sleep — but not at the Book Fair. This is a place where story is supreme, a celebration of reading, writing,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and creativity. Here, the only limits are the limits of kids’ imaginations.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 To you, the volunteers who make the Book Fair possible, I say “Bravo” — and mostly, “Thank you!” You
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 are the delivery system that puts books in young readers’ hands. I hope you know that I’m with you — in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 the pages of my novels, and also in spirit, cheering you on as you do this wonderful job. And, yes, in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 same spirit, I’m still wearing the Clifford suit.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Happy reading!

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                              YOUR VOLUNTEER TEAM:
                                                                                                                                                                             Volunteers can help with:
                                                                                                                                                                                          Promotions and decorating
                                                                                                                                                                                          Classroom Wish List display
                                                                                                                                                                                          Family Events/Book Talks
                                                                                                                                                                                          Fair set up and take down
                                                                                                                                                                                          Checkout duties
                                                                                                                                                                                          Assisting customers
PLANNER Book Fair - Scholastic Canada
                                                                          brings your plan to life for
                                                                          students, teachers & families!

                                                                                                                       Ti P :
                                                                                         Decorating can be fun for everyone!
                                                                                           Ask students to get involved in
                                                                                          decorating classrooms, hallways
                                                                                             and the school entrance.

                                                                                                                                                                                         NEW! Redeem your
                                                                                                                                                                                       Book Fair Rewards for a
                                                                                                                                                                                      themed Decorating Kit to
                                                                                                                                                                                        add to the excitement!
Photo credit: Doug Scaletta

                                                                                                                                                                                                                 DOG MAN art © Dav Pilkey.
                              Themed contests and decorations can bring a
                              new level of Book Fair excitement to your school
                              community! Use your $60 worth of product* for
                              PRIZES, INCENTIVES and RAFFLES.                                           PLAN YOUR DECORATIONS
                                                                                                        AND CONTESTS HERE:
                              *Not applicable to Discount Fairs

                              CONTEST IDEAS
                              LAUNCH A DESIGN CONTEST. Ask students to create
                              posters and use them to decorate doors, bulletin boards,
                              hallways and more.
                              PLAN DRESS-UP DAYS FOR EACH DAY OF THE BOOK
                              FAIR. Enter the names of students who dress up into a
                              draw, for a chance to win a prize.
                              GUESS THE NUMBER OF OBJECTS. Place multiple small
                              objects in a clear glass jar and have students guess how
                              many are in the jar. Closest guess wins a prize!

                                                                                                                                                                                  Check out the themed
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                                                                                                                                                                                 Promotion Guide online
                                                                                           PROMOTION G s                                                                             at
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                                                                                              Free Prom
                                                                                                     s to support your
                                                                                                                       effort promoting
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                                                                                                                                                                                   bookfairs/guides for
                                                                                              $60           ks
                                                                                                                       PLUS           $50
                                                                                                                                     IN   Free Books
                                                                                                                                                                                  even more great ideas!
                                                                                              IN   Free Boofor                         to bring even moreto
                                                                                                to use as prizes                      fun and excitement.*
                                                                                              promotional classr or                    your Family event
                                                                                                                                                                 per Book Fair
                                                                                              contests, book talks                        *One Draw per school
                                                                                                 teacher previews.
                                                                                                                              promotional book
                                                                                                           Select your FREE current Book Fair!
                                                                                                            directly from the

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                                                                         brings your plan to life for
                                                                         students, teachers & families!

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                                                                                                                              Grand Events
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                                                                                                                              Grand Events are the perfect opportunity
                                                                                                                              for grandparents and their grandchildren
                                                                                                                              to learn more about each other, including
                                                                                                                              which book subjects interest them most.
                               By far the most successful way to build excitement                                             Invite grandparents to visit during the
                               is to host a fun Family Event, full of activities,                                             lunch hour and to take a tour of the
                               contests, raffles, food and entertainment.                                                     school before visiting the Book Fair for
                                                                                                                              a story session and shopping.

                               ACTIVITIES AND IDEAS
                                 Meet the teacher night

                                                                                                                                $ 50 FAMILY EVENT
                                 Community read-aloud day
                                 Beginning or end of year           Ti P :
                                 school BBQ                    Ask your Principal to
                                                             host your Family Event or                                             DOOR PRIZE*
                                                            participate in the activities!                                    Families attending your Family Event can
                                                                                                                              deposit a ballot at the fair for a draw. The
                                                                                                                           winning family chooses $25 worth of books for
                                                                                                                           their home library, plus the child’s teacher can

                              WRITE YOUR FAMILY                                                                             choose another $25 worth of books for their
                                                                                                                                          classroom library!

                              EVENT PLANS HERE:                                                                                     The books MUST be chosen
                                                                                                                                    from the fair before pick-up.

                                                                                                                                                      Check out the
                                                                                                                                                     Highlights Flyers
                                                                                                                                                   for the Family Event
                                                                                                                                                       Draw ballot!

                                                                                                                                                    * Not applicable
                                                                                                                                                    to Discount Fairs

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Plan a
                                            BOOK FAIR PREVIEW
                                                                                                                    NEW! Book Fair
                                                                                                                  Preview Kit ONLINE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Bring this ticket to the Book Fair Preview

                                                                                                                          Come to our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to enter for a chance to win a prize!

                                                                                                            BOOK FAIR


                                                                                                            Just for Teachers
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Come to Our
                                                                                                            and Volunteers!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BOOK FAIR
                                                                                                                               Date | Time | Place

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       An event just for staff and volunteers!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Discover new and noteworthy titles for your students and classroom library.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Learn how to increase independent reading in your classroom.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Complete your Classroom Wish List with books students want to read!



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           The reverse side of this invitation is a shelf-talker.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bring it to the Book Fair Preview and place it under a book you

                                Use our NEW Book Fair Preview Kit to plan an                                                                                                                                                                                     recommend to students. Be sure to write in your name and job title,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       subject, or grade level you teach on the lines provided.

                                exclusive event for teachers, volunteers and your
                                Principal! A Book Fair Preview provides an opportunity                               All purchases benefit our school!

                                to discover the books and authors that will become
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                                                                                                                         Preview Poster                                                                                                                                      Preview Invitation
                                wonderful additions to classroom libraries.
                                    LAN your Preview during a time that is suitable for most
                                   staff and share the opportunity with the Principal                                       Book Fair Preview Kit materials
                                                                                                                             are online at
                                   DISPLAY the Book Fair Preview Poster in the staff room and                                   bookfairs/preview
                                   ask Student Crew members to deliver invitations to teachers
                                   INVITE teachers to participate in the Classroom Wish List program

                                   KICK OFF your event with book talks! Book Blurb Preview
                                   Cards are found in your Planning Kit. See page 9 for details

                                    OST a scavenger hunt so teachers can discover books to

                                   share with students and add to their Classroom Wish Lists
                                   SHARE   the Book Fair Preview Brochure with your Principal                                                 PREVIEW CARDS
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                                                                                                            NEW in Your                              Book Blurb Preview Cards

                              PLAN YOUR BOOK FAIR PREVIEW HERE:                                             Planning Kit!



                                                                                                                                        Book Fair Preview Brochure

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                                                                                                                                                         For MORE book reviews,
                                                                                                                                                        activities and scripts go to
     PREVIEW CARDS                                                                                                                             
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   A Friend for Dragon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      To request your Booktalk
   Lonely Dragon has made a friend, and he loves
   spending time with his new buddy! He enjoys
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    [in-a-Box] book samples of
   telling scary stories, cracking funny jokes, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      these titles, contact your
                                                                                                           Art © 1991, 2019 by Dav Pilkey

   fixing a midnight snack for them to share.
   But when his friend appears to be ill, Dragon
                                                                                                                                                           Together with your principal,
   demonstrates what it means to be a true friend.
                                                                   BEST FOR GRADES K-2
                                                                                                                                                             find a great time to hold                                                                             Book Fair consultant early so
                                                                                                                                                                a Book Fair Preview.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in advance of your fair.

  Book Blurbs provide a short, engaging summary of a book. In this pack,
  you will find 11 book blurbs capturing some of this season’s best titles!
  Explore these cards and share the stories to get your staff and students
  excited about the upcoming fair. Be sure to turn the cards over for even
  more ideas on how to make your Book Fair Preview a success.
       SHARE the Book Blurbs with teachers and students
       ENLIST your Student Crew to give book talks

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             DOG MAN art © Dav Pilkey.
       PROMOTE your upcoming fair using book talks during daily announcements

The Classroom Wish List program is an effective way to get
families involved in your school’s literacy goals. It increases                                                                                                                                                                                                    Book Wish List             Poster
excitement, instills a lifelong love of reading and above all,                                                                                                                                                                                                     Reproducible
gives children greater access to the books they want to read.
Remember to:
  I NVITE staff members to a Teacher Preview
  ENCOURAGE teachers to identify books they want to add
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  More bookplates       Teacher Invitation
  to their classrooms                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               than ever!            Reproducible
  DISPLAY their wishes at the Book Fair for shoppers to see
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  For tips on how to make a Wish
  POST details about the program on your school’s website,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   List display, visit
  social media pages and in your newsletter
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          bookfairs/wishlist             9
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Create an
                                                  ADVERTISING                                     plan                                        Ti P :
                                                                                                                                           Students can make
                                                                                                                                         handmade posters that
                                                                                                                                        let everyone know when
                                                                                                                                         the Book Fair is arriving.

                                                                                                                                        Social Media Templates
Photo credit: Doug Scaletta

                                                                                                   K-6                                                                  6-8

                               Advertising early and often tells your school community
                               how much you support literacy!

                               SPREAD THE WORD
                                   POST on social media                                                                                  Promotional Posters

                                   DISPLAY the goal chart, posters and directional arrows found                                   K-6                             6-8
                                   in your Planning Kit for the duration of your fair
                                   SEND the Highlights Flyers home to parents
                                   ANNOUNCE activities at assemblies and on the PA before the
                                   fair arrives
                                   ADVERTISE your fair dates on the school marquee

                                                                                                                                            Highlights Flyers

                              OUTLINE YOUR ADVERTISING PLANS HERE:

                                                                                                                                  NEW LOOK! Directional Arrows
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Plan to
                                             EXPLORE                           the Books

                                                                                                               ONLINE at
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Play the videos when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         classes visit the fair and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           during the Book Fair

                              The more students browse the books and delve into the
                              stories, the more likely they are to find the perfect one
                              for them!
                              Showing the Book Fair Highlight Videos is one of the

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      DOG MAN art © Dav Pilkey.
                              most effective ways to get kids excited about the books.
                              Grab their interest with book trailers, author spotlights,
                              celebrity reading endorsements and more!

                              READING CHALLENGES
                              RANDOM ACT OF READING – Catch kids reading and reward
                              them with a ballot or gift certificate.
                                                                                                                 Ti P :
                                                                                                   Use your $60 Promotional
                              READING RECORD – During the fair, classes keep track of               Allowance as prizes for
                              their reading minutes and post the results. Top classes win prizes     any of these Reading
                              like a pizza party.                                                        Challenges.

                              READING GOALS – After students read a book, write their name
                              on a theme-shaped piece of paper and tape it to their classroom
                              door. Class with the most papers wins a prize.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       DON’T FORGET to look for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       your Believe in Reading

                              YOUR READING CHALLENGE IDEAS:
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                                                                                                                                                               to ensuring successfu
                                                                                                                                book ownership are critical

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       box coming with your fair.
                                                                                                        Reading practice and                                                          your
                                                                                                                                                            students who come to
                                                                                                                                   we know there may be
                                                                                                        student outcomes, but                           spend.
                                                                                                                                few dollars or less to
                                                                                                        Book Fair with only a                                                    books for
                                                                                                                                                         priced assortment of
                                                                                                                                 together this specially                               and
                                                                                                        That’s why we’ve put                           the opportunity to purchase

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Give every student a
                                                                                                                                   children may  have
                                                                                                         your school so that all
                                                                                                         enjoy a book of their                                                           like to
                                                                                                                                                                 to go fast, and would
                                                                                                                                     lower priced books tend
                                                                                                         We recognize that these                                hands of the children
                                                                                                                                        that they get into the
                                                                                                         ask for your help to ensure
                                                                                                          need them the most.
                                                                                                          Feel free to use your
                                                                                                          titles so that even more
                                                                                                                                  Book Fair Product Rewards
                                                                                                                                     books  can be  added
                                                                                                                                     you to use all the books
                                                                                                                                                                to purchase any remaining
                                                                                                                                                           to your school or classroom
                                                                                                                                                                in this box during the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        chance to have access to
                                                                                                          libraries. Our goal is for

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        great books and inspire a
                                                                                                                                                                    Fair is complete.
                                                                                                                                            any to us when your
                                                                                                          of your Fair without returning
                                                                                                                                                                   in spreading the love
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Plan to
                                                                                 MERCHANDISE a Case Fair
                                                                                                                                                             Position your CASES in order of reading level.
                                                                                                                                                             Merchandise left to right starting with Primary 1 (P1),
                                                                                                                                                             Primary 2 (P2) and Junior (JR), ending with Non-Fiction
                                                                                                                                                             Plus (NF+) and Young Adult (YA) (if applicable). Place
                                                                                                                                                             cases in a horseshoe shape around the perimeter of
                                                                                                                                                             the room. Open cases and align so they are slightly
                                                                                                                                                             touching each other.
Photo credit: Doug Scaletta

                                                                                                                                                             Please note: The number of cases and/or boxes may vary due to sales and availability.

                                                                                                                                                             Position your TABLES in the centre of fair area. Allow
                                                                                                                                                             plenty of room around each table for shopping. Put
                                                                                                                                                             boxes of product beside each table and near the
                                                                                                                                                             appropriate case with a similar
                                                                                                                                                             reading level.
                                                                                                                                                                                             I M P O RTA N T!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Don’t forget to raise
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the headers at the

                SUGGESTED FLOOR PLANS                                                                                                                                                                                              back of the cases!

                                                                                  3 Case Floor Plan                                                                                                 4 Case Floor Plan

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                                     Gr. K Case


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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Gr. K-2

                                                                                                                                                 One World


                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Nonfiction Plus Case

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         with School Tools

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Checkout Table
                                                                                                                                                                                  Primary 2 Case

                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Gr. 4 & up
                                                                                                                                                                                      Gr. K-2


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Poster Box

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Display Posters on wall
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                                                                                                        Checkout Table                        E                                                      Gr. 2-6
                                                                Classroom                                    with
                                                                Wish List                                School Tools
                                                                 Display                                                                                                                                                                              Wish List

                                                                                                          Poster Box
                                                                                                                                                                                  Young Adult               Holiday Gift
                                                                                       Display Posters on wall                                                                      Table                     Table

                                                         Case Setup Safety Tips!
                                                         For safety reasons, do not open cases fully.
                                                          This will prevent them from tipping over.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photo credit: Doug Scaletta

                                                        •                   DO NOT open cases wider than shown

                                                        •                   DO NOT climb on cases

                                                        •                   DO NOT move cases while open                   IMPORTANT
                                                        •                   DO NOT rock or tilt cases                      CASE SAFETY

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Plan to
                MERCHANDISE Table Top Displays
                                                                                                Suggested Table Top Floor Plan
1. Choose Your Space                                                                                                                                                                    M
                                                                                le                                                                                                        o
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Choose an area that is large enough to accommodate                          Mo able                                                                                                      ble e
8 to 12 tables. If space allows, set up 3-4 tables in                                                              Junior Selection
                                                                                                                       Gr. 2-6
perimeter of fair space. Position remaining tables in
the centre for module displays. Leave adequate space

                                                                                                                                                                                     Non-Fiction Plus Selection
between centre tables for ease of shopping.

                                                                                  Primary Selection

                                                                                                                                                                                            Gr. 4 & Up
                                                                                       Gr. K-2

                                                                                                                    Boutique Module
                                                                                                                                      Boxes for Centre
                                                                                                                                                         iLearn Module
2. Set Up Fair
Use table covers, signs, sign holders and cardboard

                                                                                                                                                                                     Young Adult Selection
book easels provided with your fair. Use table covers

                                                                      One World

                                                                                                                                                                                          Gr. 7 & up
on display tables and if needed tape to library shelves.                                                                   Hot Picks
Locate boxes marked with labels (e.g. Picture Books)
and unpack on perimeter tables. Similar product should
be displayed together. Locate boxes with module
                                                                                                                                                                          Checkout Table
product (e.g. iLEARN) and put out on centre tables.                                                   Classroom                                                          with School Tools
                                                                         Module                                                                                                                                   Poster
                                                                          Table                        Wish List                                                                                                   Box
                                                                                                                                                                          Display Posters on wall

          Hot Picks module product should be displayed                                                                        Fair
          at the front of the fair so customers see it first.                                                               Entrance

3. Create Table Displays

              Step ONE                                 Step TWO                                                                                              Step THREE
    Place supplied table covers on           Stack larger books in the centre                              Place smaller books toward the edge
     tables. To create more display          of the table with smaller stacks                              of the table. Display product so there
  space, place the box that the books        on either side. Use the supplied                               is something to catch the attention
  came in on the centre of the table,       cardboard book easels to create a                               of customers from every direction.
    open side down. Cover the box             pyramid effect to the display.
       with another table cover.

TiP!      Keep empty boxes underneath tables for easy pack up.

Plan to
                 MERCHANDISE Checkout Area
                                                                               CHECKOUT TABLE
                                                                        Place the checkout table near the
                                                                        entrance or exit doors.
                                                                        CHECKOUT MUST HAVES:
                                                                         Cash box with $125 float
                                                                         Calculator, pens, paper, tape and
                                                                         sticky notes
                                                                         Classroom Wish List bookplates
                                                                         Volunteer schedule
                                                                         Reorder receipt forms
                                                                         Extra Family Event Ballots
                                                                         Volunteer Tip Sheet
                                                                         Credit card imprinter and sales slips

       Ti P :
                                                                         (Read and display the Charge Card
                                                                         Tip Sheet)
    Look for the box
 with this label for easy
  CHECKOUT setup.
                                                                               CASH HANDLING
                                                                         Start each day with a float
                                                                         Ensure all cheques are made payable
 The checkout area is one of the busiest and most
                                                                          to your school
 important of your Book Fair. Use the display tips below                 Balance cash at the end of each day
 for the school tools and poster program for ease of                     Deposit money daily in your
 customer shopping.                                                      school safe
                                                                         Keep all completed sales slips locked

 POSTERS                                                                 in a secure location until remitted
                                                                         with payment
 Keep the poster box behind your checkout table to avoid poster
 damage. Hang one of each poster on a wall or on a clothes line
 near your checkout table. Number each poster with a sticky note;
 students can then purchase by number. Display the Poster Price
 sign nearby. These display posters are yours to keep after the fair.

 Refer to the School Tools Price List to find the price for each
 item. Keep these items on or near the checkout table for last-
 minute purchases.

                                  Cool Pens
                                 and Erasers!                                  School Tools Pr
                                                                                               ice   List
Access the Book Fair Toolkit to create your

                                                                                                                          password. Use it to access the Online Tools.
                              for every stage                                                                           Your Password is valid for the entire school year.

                              of your plan!                                                                                                                                                                    MY PASSWORD

Student Reorders                                                                                             Rewards Redemption
 Use the ORDER ME stickers provided in the Planning                                                          Redeeming your Book Fair Rewards has never
 Kit box when down to the last copy                                                                          been easier!
 Place these books near the Cashier table so students                                                               TAKE PRODUCT DIRECTLY FROM YOUR FAIR.
 and volunteers know which books have to be
 REORDERED                                                                                                          PLACE A PRODUCT ORDER ONLINE IN THE TOOLKIT
                                                                                                                    at It’s fast and convenient!
 Have customers pay for the product in ADVANCE
                                                                                                                   SHOP DIRECTLY FROM OUR CATALOGUES found in
 Complete the REORDER RECEIPT FORMS                                                                                your Planning Kit and online at
 and give customers the yellow copy                                                                                catalogues
 To submit your STUDENT REORDERS, access the                                                                       REDEEM PRODUCT REWARDS AT CAWSE
 Online Toolkit at                                                                   (Customer Appreciation Warehouse Sale Event). Check
 and click Book Fair Online Tools                                                                                  our website or call your Consultant for dates. Items must
                                                                                                                   be redeemed   at full price.
IMPORTANT! To ensure delivery of Reorders the day               REDEEM YOUR BOOK FAIR REWARD                                S!  REDEEM YOUR BOOK FAIR REWARDS! Scholastic Book Fairs
                                                                                                                                                                     New!                                                                     Newest Books

of fair pick-up, submit your Student Reorders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              KIDS WANT
                                                                                                                                                                   Order online at

                                                                CLASSROOM                                                                                                                   RESOURCESto order K–12                            TO READ
online, by 2pm the day prior                                         NEW! Promotional Items to add
                                                                Shop from either the English or French
                                                                catalogues in your planning kit or
                                                                                                                                                                                            Use your Book Fair Rewards
                                                                                                                                                                                            classroom resources for literacy, math,
                                                                                                                                                                                            Indigenous education, science, ELL, and more!
                                                                                                                                                                                            Visit for details.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Download catalogues, discover award winners,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              and get the inside scoop on upcoming hot


                                                                    excitement to your fair and Author
                                                                We have something for everyone!

(not available in all areas).                                   • Classroom preparation & planning
                                                                • Hands-on learning

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                                                                • Games, toys & manipulatives
                                                                • Furniture & equipment
                                                                 • And LOTS more!
                                                                                                            Must-haves for
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              More online at
                                                                                                                                                                                                               In your                         
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Planning Kit!

                                     Step-by-step guides on how to:

                                      Process Your Student Reorders                                                                                                                                                           match to Math

                                      Redeem Product Rewards         rewardsoptions   for more details.

                                                                                                                                                                                              Math Place is a comprehensive math

                                Complete Your Rewards
                                                                                                                                  Library on
                                                                                                                                                        Cart                                  resource for Grades 1–3 that supports
                                                                                                                                                                                              balanced instruction with shared, guided,
                                                                        Movement Stool                                                                                                        and independent problem solving.

                                Worksheet and Evaluation          Book Fair Rewards   cannot be redeemed from the Reading Club
                                                                                                                               Flyers or the Reading Club Classroom     Reward Catalogue.

                                                                                                                                                                                                 There are many benefits to hosting a Book Fair
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                , but none more important
                                                                                                                    rate and future POTENTIAL.
                                                                   The more children read, the better their success
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 BOOKS                                                  GROW.
                                                                                                                                                                than all the             it can provide children as they
                                                                                                                more - when they have books they love.
                                                                Children read more - and therefore SUCCEED

   UBMIT your Student Reorders                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Rewards Brochure
  CALCULATE how many Product
  Rewards you’ve earned with the online Rewards Worksheet
                                                                                                                                                PACK IT UP
                                                                                                                                                                    RAW for the Family Event door prize.
  RATE your experience with us by completing the                                                                                                                  Winning student and teacher must select
   Online Evaluation                                                                                                                                               their prize from the fair prior to pick-up
   AKE your earned Product Rewards (and product bonuses                                                                                                          R
                                                                                                                                                                    EPACK unsold product into remaining boxes
    if applicable) from the actual fair prior to pick-up                                                                                                           and cases
  WRITE ONE cheque to Scholastic Book Fairs for money                                                                                                             R
                                                                                                                                                                    ETURN table signs, sign holders and credit
   due. Use the prepaid envelope provided to remit payment                                                                                                         card imprinters. You may keep table covers
  RETURN all completed slips with payment                                                                                                                         and book easels to use at your next fair

                                                                                                                                                                    EEP this Book Fair Planner and any Scholastic

TiP! Use your Book Fair Rewards to purchase any remaining titles
                                                                                                                                                                   catalogues you received for the entire school
                                                                                                                                                                   year for easy reference
from your Believe in Reading box so that even more books can be
added to school or classroom libraries at an exceptional value.                                                                                                    R
                                                                                                                                                                    ESERVE a date for your next Book Fair if you
                                                                                                                                                                   haven’t already. Talk to your Book Fair Consultant!

CONTACT US (toll free)                   To find a branch nearest you go to

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                                           E B I N AR
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  SPACE IS                                                                                                                                                                    GREAT ideas to
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