James Patterson does it again: more school library donations

Patterson originally announced that he would be donating $1.25 million to school libraries but now he's increasing the amount to $1.5 million. 'I’m blown away by the number of parents and teachers who have shared the urgent needs of their community’s school library,” the author said in a statement. 'It’s clear that our school libraries require critical help.' Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries (+video)

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries

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James Patterson to Donate $1.25M to Libraries

As part of a new initiative designed to raise awareness about the state of school libraries in the U.S., James Patterson announced that he will make a $1.25 million donation to school libraries across the country this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Friend of booksellers James Patterson will donate $500,000 to indie bookstores.

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World Book Day launches 2016 Patterson school library award

The World Book Day Award 2016 (WoBoD), funded by James Patterson, is offering school libraries the chance to win up to £10,000 of new books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Patterson to fund school libraries in the US

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James Patterson donates funds for first World Book Day Award (+video)

Through the award, five schools in Britain and Ireland will receive funds for their libraries. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Patterson backs prize to fund school libraries

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James Patterson completes $1 million in donations to independent bookstores

'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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James Patterson will donate $1 million to indie bookstores

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