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Child Caring

Taking consumerism out of school book fairs

By Barbara F. Meltz
Globe Staff / November 20, 2006

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For decades, Scholastic Book Fairs has been the biggest provider of school book fairs in the country. Especially in these days of tight public school budgets, school libraries have come to count on the Scholastic fund-raiser that turns back a percentage to the host school. School libraries nationwide earned $95 million from 120,000 Scholastic book fairs last year. (Full article: 1073 words)

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