EULESS, Texas & TOPEKA, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Six classes at Treetops School International Recognized for Publishing Their Own Books and are automatically entered into the National Book Challenge Contest for a Chance to Win $5,000
Today as part of Studentreasures Publishing’s 15 millionth published author celebration, six classes of students at Treetops School International in Euless, Texas were recognized for writing, illustrating, and publishing their own books. Specifically, Ms. Laura’s kindergarten class was honored for publishing the company’s actual 15 millionth student-authored book, “My Space Adventure,” and awarded a $1,000 grant as part of an all-school celebration.
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These student authors are automatically entered into Studentreasures’ National Book Challenge, the only student-publishing book contest in the nation, and will compete against schools across North America for a chance to win $5,000.
“Today, we’re celebrating these six classrooms and their teachers for achieving something most people only dream of – publishing their own books. We’re also celebrating publishing 15 million student-authored books since our beginning and recognize Ms. Laura’s super creative kindergarten class for helping to reach this meaningful milestone,” said Chad Zimmerman, president and chief executive officer, Studentreasures Publishing.
“Engaging students in the hands-on learning process of publishing their own books inspires a love of reading and writing, as well as great pride. We applaud these dedicated educators at Treetops School International, along with 70,500 additional schools across the country, for incorporating student publishing as part of their classroom lessons year after year. We also wish the best of luck to the Treetops School International students on their entry into the National Book Challenge and chance to win a $5,000 grant for their school!”
Studentreasures, which sparks kids’ imagination through its free publishing program, has been encouraging young writers across the United States and Canada for more than 23 years.
Named “best free school publishing program,” Studentreasures has helped more than 450,000 teachers provide inspiring writing lessons and turn more than 15 million students into proud authors of their own beautiful books. With the goal of helping every child become a published author, this free program provides engaging, hands-on art and writing lessons – including online publishing – in classrooms across the United States, Canada and Ireland. To meet proud authors, view sample books, and download lesson plans, visit Studentreasures’ Teacher’s Lounge.