Classroom Books

High-Quality Features

  • Glossy, 80-lb. premium paper
  • Portrait (8½" x 11") or landscape (11" x 8½")
  • Durable hardcover with linen-finish plastic lamination hides fingerprints
  • Durable stitched binding and white liners
  • Full-color printing of cover and pages
  • Book contains up to 70 pages (with limits)
  • Choose from standard page templates and NEW themed templates. Watch our short video for help choosing the right template for your students.
These are premium classroom books
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High Quality Features

4 EASY Steps

Start your classroom books by requesting a FREE Publishing Kit!

  1. Choose a Topic – Choose from hundreds of curriculum ideas or create your own to get your students excited about writing. Our NEW Themed Templates give you a jump-start on your classroom book.
  2. Involve Parents – Send home letters and forms that we provide. Use our online tools to announce your project to parents and provide them with easy online ordering. Books cost only $20, but purchase is not required.
  3. Write and Illustrate – Students practice their stories and artwork, then furnish final writings on the Publishing Kit paper we provide. Each student receives their own sheets. You can also download free template sheets to practice or use to submit your pages.
  4. Send Your Order – When you’re finished, send us your completed Classroom Book Order Form (PDF), all book material, parent order forms, and payments using our prepaid shipping label.

See our Step-By-Step Publishing Guide (PDF) for more details about each step and watch our How-To Videos for assistance.

5 Easy Steps

How-To Videos

Best Template for Your Classroom Book
Choose the Best Template for Your Classroom Book

We review our page templates for classroom books and make recommendations based on grade level and number of participating students.

Make Your Classroom Book Look Its Best
Make Your Classroom Book Look Its Best

Find many great tips on students' illustrations and writing, photos, and book assembly. Use our companion Checklist & Order Tracker (PDF) for best quality classroom books.

Choose From 14 Page Templates

For books involving 10 to 33 students, each student is limited to 2 pages (work appears side by side), and any template may be used. For books involving 34 to 66 students, each student is limited to 1 page (use template L1, P1, or P4). Books cannot exceed the page limit. Before ordering your FREE Student Publishing Kit, determine the appropriate template for your students. Review our templates below or watch our video, Choosing the Best Template.

You may request any of our Standard Templates be shipped with your kit, or download any Standard or Themed Templates to get started immediately.

8 Standard Templates

L1 – Landscape Blank
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L1 – Landscape Blank Template (PDF)

P1 – Portrait Blank
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P1 – Portrait Blank Template (PDF)

Students may create artwork, write, or print their typed writings on these blank pages. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student) or up to 66 students (1 page per student).

L2 – Landscape Solid-Lined
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L2 – Landscape Solid-Lined Template (PDF)

P2 – Portrait Solid-Lined
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P2 – Portrait Solid-Lined Template (PDF)

L2 and P2 provide solid lines to help guide students as they write. Formats are suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student). Each student receives 1 page for artwork and 1 page for writing.

L3 – Landscape Primary-Lined
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L3 – Landscape Primary-Lined Template (PDF)

P3 – Portrait Primary-Lined
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P3 – Portrait Primary-Lined Template (PDF)

L3 and P3 provide primary-lined pages to help guide younger students as they write. Formats are suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student). Each student receives 1 page for artwork and 1 page for writing.

P4 – Portrait Half-Blank/Half-Lined
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P4 – Portrait Half-Blank/Half-Lined Template (PDF)

P4 is designed for students to illustrate on the top half and write on the bottom half. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student) or up to 66 students (1 page per student).

P5 – Writer's Choice
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P5 – Writer's Choice Template (PDF)

P5 gives students more writing space with room for an illustration on the top half of the left page. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

6 Themed Templates

T1 is designed for students to discover what makes them special and unique. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

T2 is designed for students to learn about an assigned animal, exploring its biology, habitat, and behavior. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

T3 is designed for students to learn visual and sequential storytelling with preformatted comic-book-style cells. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

T4 encourages students to reflect upon, recognize, and practice kindness. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

T5 prompts students to write and illustrate about who they would like to become. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

T6 – When I'm 100 Years Old
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T6 – When I'm 100 Themed Template (PDF)

T6 prompts students' writing and drawing ideas while imagining their future world. Format is suited for 10 to 33 students (2 pages per student).

Choose a FREE Back Cover Design

B1 – Back Cover Design
Blue Back Cover Design
B2 – Back Cover Design
Green Back Cover Design
B3 – Back Cover Design
Red Back Cover Design
B4 – Back Cover Design
Yellow Back Cover Design
B5 – Back Cover Design
Multi-color Back Cover Design

Choose from 5 colorful back cover designs with no upgrade charges. As you complete your Classroom Book Order Form (PDF), choose a back cover design under “Cover Details.” If no selection is made, your back cover will be white.