$2,500 in Grant Giveaways

Publish a classroom book with us in 2018-19, and you will be automatically entered to win one of our grant giveaways. We award $100 grants to 15 schools, plus one big winner of $1,000. Our 2017-18 $1,000 winners have been announced! See below.

Here’s How it Works:

  • All book orders received by June 28, 2019 are eligible for the $1,000 and $100 grants!
  • Winners are selected by random drawing.
  • The grant winners will be contacted in August 2019.
  • Students contributing to winning books will also each receive an award certificate.
  • Winners will be announced on our web site and social media pages.

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Classroom Book Publishing at NO COST to Your School

2017-18 Grant Winners

School City Teacher Grade Book Title
$1,000 Grant Winner
Village Elementary School Gorham, ME Alison Penley &
Erin Eppler
5th & 2nd “Commotion Under the Ocean”
$100 Grant Winners
Arnoldsburg Elementary Arnoldsburg, WV Melinda Fitzwater K “The Day There Was No School”
Playa Vista Elementary Playa Vista, CA Rachael Henry 1st “The Most Fantastic First Graders at Playa Vista Elementary School”
Trinity Episcopal School Marshall, TX Jennifer Collins 1st “When I Grow Up… Trinity 1st Grade”
Bobcean Elementary Flat Rock, MI Heather Noon 2nd “Spooky Stories by the Second Grade Class of Heather Noon”
Greentree Elementary Kingwood, TX Terisa Spencer 2nd “All About Us”
Atwater Cosmos Grove City Atwater, MN Tyler Bulau 3rd “What I Love About Christmas”
Morningside Academy Port Saint Lucie, FL Holly Elardo 3rd “The Real Meaning of Christmas from Luke 2”
St. Saviour Catholic Academy Brooklyn, NY Lisa Nitzsche 3rd “Monarch Butterflies by 3B”
The Dunham School Baton Rouge, LA Lauren Franzella 3rd “Louisiana from A to Z”
Anderson Elementary Bondurant, IA Angela Van Woerkom 4th “Mrs. Van Woerkom’s 4th Grade”
Lafayette Upper Elementary Oxford, MS Tammy Moore 4th “A Book of Memories”
Whitehall Memorial Elementary Whitehall, WI Toni Jahr 4th “The Magical Land of Counting”
Centerville Elementary Frederick, MD Crystal Spicer 5th “Let’s Take a Blast Through the Past”
Fairland Elementary Fairland, OK Karla Esh 5th “The Best Gift I Have Ever Received or Given is…”
Sayen Elementary School Hamilton, NJ Bill Leonardo 5th “5th Grade Wax Museum”

Grant Give-Away Terms

  • By participating in School Mate® Publishing’s (the Company) grant give-aways, the Customer releases the Company, its subsidiaries, employees, agents, and judges from any claims of liability whatsoever arising from the selection, judging, and awarding process.
  • By participating in the Company’s grant give-aways, the Customer grants the Company and its subsidiaries permission to display, print, or amend any material for publicity or marketing purposes. To protect privacy and identity, any books displayed online or in print will have students’ last names omitted or changed.
  • The Company makes no stipulations about how grant money must be used, other than Customers who are awarded grant money must use it in a manner that directly benefits the Customer’s classroom, either in the current school year or following school year.
  • The Customer can decline participation by checking “No” in the signature area of Classroom Book Order Form (PDF).