Hold a Book Fair at Your School Without Corporate
Marketing or Media Tie Ins!
Are you tired of all the items for sale at your book
fair that aren’t books--such as toys, video games,
posters, and fashion accessories? Do you think that
school book fairs should promote reading without
promoting TV shows and movies?
Commercial items and
media tie-ins from a typical school book fair
Commercial-Free Book Fair
is the perfect way to:
Raise funds for a school in a manner consistent with
its educational mission.
Provide an alternative for children who are already
inundated with marketing for
Enrich classroom and library book collections.
Provide books to students–including the opportunity to
purchase books for
those who may not have the funds to buy them.
Support a local business.
CCFC's Guide to Commercial-Free Book
Fairs includes a directory of independent booksellers
who support book fairs. (Booksellers who would
like to be included in future editions of the guide
should email ccfc(at)jbcc.harvard.edu.)
Download the Guide
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