In the third installment of Patterson’s School Library Campaign in partnership with Scholastic Reading Club, grants of $500 will be given to 3,500 teachers.
The YA author will personally donate $1.75 million in grants to save school libraries.
Patterson and the Scholastic Reading Club revealed the names of the first 127 schools to win Pledge to Libraries Grants, bestowed by the author and publisher. Patterson has also increased the pledge amount from $1.5 million to $1.75 million.
School libraries across the country will enjoy a collective $500,000 gift when the first winners of James Patterson’s $1.5 Pledge to Libraries grants, in partnership with the Scholastic Reading Club, are announced on June 30.