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Friday, April 24, 2020

2020 Scholastic Book Clubs & James Patterson Classroom Library Grants

Deadline: July 31,2020

Author James Patterson is giving $2.5 million to help teachers build their classroom libraries. The Patterson Partnership will award 5,000 teachers with $500 in individual grants matched by 500 Bonus Points from Scholastic Book Clubs to acquire books and other materials needed to enhance their classroom libraries. Winners will randomly selected and announced in September. The grant program is open to all teachers in Pre-K through grade 12 in U.S. schools.

As part of the application, teachers are asked to say in 50 characters or less how they plan on using $500 and 500 Bonus Points to help build their classroom libraries.

To learn more about the program, and to apply for a grant, visit

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