Sponsor a Teacher Program!


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ALL teachers can have gift cards purchased for them over the phone, or in person. Teachers can be anywhere in the USA, and gift cards and book purchases will be delivered to the teachers throughout the year.


If you know a home school teacher that could use some books for their classroom, buy them a gift card and let us know who to get it to!


ALL school libraries can have gift cards purchased for them over the phone, or in person as well. We will collect all of them and send them out!

Basically, any school, any teacher. List or no list. Shop in person, online, over the phone, mail us a check! Help the teachers out all year round!


Catherine Venturi

Streator Elementary–Kindergarten


1. A Letter From Your Teacher: On the Last Day of School

2. Dory Fantasmagory: Tiny Tough

3. Dory Fantasmagory: Outside the Box

4. Dory Fantasmagory: Head in the Clouds

5. Balloons over Broadway: The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy’s Parade

6. Bob Books, Set 1: Beginning Readers

7. We Are the Dinosaurs

8. Mr. Wuffles

9. The Red Book

10. Hank Finds an Egg

11. Sidewalk Circus

12. Journey (Wordless Trilogy #1)

13. Pancakes for Breakfast


Kassie McConville

1st Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. Bat Jamboree

2. Hair Love

3. The Magical Yet

4. Pop! Otto, the Kernel Who Didn’t Pop

5. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates


Angie Hermes

Kindergarten-Jefferson, Ottawa


1. Blackout

2. The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng

3. Land Shark

4. How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth

5. One Tiny Turtle

6. A Loud Winter’s Nap

7. A Stone Sat Still

8. Sumo Joe

9. You Will Be My Friend

10. Mae Among the Stars

11. The Rabbit Listened


Stephanie Streicher

Kindergarten-Jefferson, Ottawa


1. You Will Be My Friend!

2. Sumo Joe

6. Blackout

7. Quit Calling Me a Monster!

8. Joan Procter, Dragon Doctor: The Woman Who Loved Reptiles

9. Mae Among the Stars


Ashley Bartman

4th Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa


1. Crenshaw

2. Stephen Curry: The Children’s Book: The Boy Who Never Gave Up

3. Sit. Stay. Love. Life Lessons

4. The Secret Lake

5. Wish

6. The Fairy-Tale Detective (Sisters Grimm #1)

7. Who Was Jackie Robinson?

8. Who Was E.B. White?

9. Who Was Henry Ford?

10. Diper Overlode (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #17)

11. A Letter From Your Teacher: On the Last Day of School


Morgan Brown

K-4 STEM, Jefferson & Lincoln, Ottawa

3. Adi’s Perfect Patterns and Loops


Ashley Isham

1st Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. Thanks for the Feedback…I Think?

2. It’s My Way Or the Highway: Turning Bossy into Flexible and Assertive

3. Sorry, I Forgot to Ask!

4. That Rule Doesn’t Apply to Me!

5. Teamwork Isn’t My Thing, and I Don’t Like to Share!: Classroom Ideas for Teaching the

Skills of Working as a Team and Sharing

6. I Can’t Believe You Said That!

7. The Worst Day of My Life Ever!

8. I Just Don’t Like the Sound of No! My Story About Accepting No for

an Answer and Disagreeing the Right Way!

9. First Little Readers: Guided Reading Levels G & H: 16 Irresistible Books That Are

Just the Right Level for Growing Readers

10. First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level A: 25 Irresistible Books That Are

Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers

11. First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level D: 25 Irresistible Books That Are

Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers

12. First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level B: 25 Irresistible Books That Are

Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers

13. First Little Readers Parent Pack: Guided Reading Level C: 25 Irresistible Books That Are

Just the Right Level for Beginning Readers

14. Interrupting Chicken

15. I Have Ants in My Pants

16. But It’s Not My Fault!

17. What if Everybody Did That?

18. A Bad Case of Tattle Tongue

19. My Mouth is a Volcano


Lily Medina

EEL/Bilingual-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. That’s Not My Name

2. Isabel and her Colores Go to School (English and Spanish Edition)


Carli Cade

2nd Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. The Name Jar


Ashley Buckingham

3rd Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. I Promise

2. The Name Jar

3. An A From Miss Keller


Meghan Finley

3rd Grade Jefferson, Ottawa

1. A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart

3.  Walt Disney: A Kid’s Book About Making Your Dreams Come True

4. For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story

5. The Story of the Wright Brothers


Melissa Allen

3rd Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. They All Saw a Cat

2. Little Worlds


Kayla Guenther

3rd Grade-Waltham, Ottawa

3. InvestiGators: Ants in Our P.A.N.T.S. (InvestiGators #4)

4. Bitsy (Puppy Place #48)

5. Angel (Puppy Place #46)

6. Roxy (Puppy Place #55)

8. Sugar, Gummi, and Lollipop (Puppy Place #40)

9. Lola (Puppy Place #45)

10. Spirit (Puppy Place #50)

11. Bubbles and Boo (Puppy Place #44)

13. Cuddles (Puppy Place #52)

14. Nala (Puppy Place #41)

15. Edward (Puppy Place #49)

16. Louie (Puppy Place #51)

17. Have a Heart, Geronimo (Geronimo Stilton #80)

18. Mr. Wolf’s Class

19. Mystery Club (Mr. Wolf’s Class #2)

20. Lucky Stars (Mr. Wolf’s Class #3)

21. Field Trip: A Graphic Novel (Mr. Wolf’s Class #4)

23. There’s a Monster in Your Book

24. If I Built a Car

25. If I Built a House


Mary Lindig

8th Grade Lit/LA-Shepherd, Ottawa

1. Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the 1965 Selma Voting Rights March

(Requesting 2 copies minimum, 25 copies max, for class set. Choose amount of copies upon checkout)

2. The Radium Girls: Young Readers Edition (Kate Moore)

(Requesting 4 copies minimum, 25 copies max, for class set. Choose amount of copies upon checkout)

3. Star Fish (Requesting 2 copies)

4. Treasure of the World (Requesting 2 copies)

5. The Many Meanings of Meilan (Requesting 2 copies)

6. Yesterday is History (Requesting 2 copies)

7. Last Night at the Telegraph Club (Requesting 2 copies)

8. In the Wild Light (Requesting 2 copies)

9. The 57 Bus (Requesting 2 copies)


Chrystal Schaffner

Special Education-Streator Elementary

1. Wally and Freya (Restorative Justice for Kids)

2. Dolls and Trucks are For Everyone

3. Unicorn and Horse are Friends

4. How to Apologize

5. Yes–No: First Conversation About Consent

6. A Friend Like You

7. Negative Cat

8. Gamer Baby-Video Games

9. How to Help Your Angry Dragon


Laura Zarwell

Opportunity School (Pre-K), Ottawa

1. I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More

2. Something’s Wrong

3. Kindness Makes Us Strong

4. Unstoppable

5. Please Don’t Read This Book

6. Knuffle Bunny

7. Grumpy Monkey

8. Pop! Otto, the Kernel Who Didn’t Pop

9. Don’t Push the Button

10. Frog on a Log


Jennifer Ring

3rd Grade-Dimmick

1. I Survived Hurricane Katrina, 2005 (Graphic Novel) (I Survived #6)

2. The Sour Grape

3. Crunch (Click Graphic Novel #5)

4. Jessi’s Secret Language (Baby-sitters Club Graphic Novel #12)

5. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Spoon

6. What Should Darla Do? Featuring the Power to Choose

7. Those Darn Squirrels and the Cat Next Door

Hannah Simpson

K-2 Special Education-McKinley, Ottawa

1. Don’t Hug Doug (He Doesn’t Like It)

2. The World Needs More Purple People

3. You Are Enough

4. Leah’s Voice

5. Janine

6. Different: A Great Thing to Be

7. A New Day

8. Completely Toby

10. Biscuit Visits the Doctor

11. Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion

12. Ten on the Sled

13. The Worrysaurus

14. How Do Dinosaurs Go to School

15. The Very Cranky Bear

16. Maisy Goes Shopping

17. Bee-bim Bop!

18. How Do Dinosaurs Learn Their Colors?

19. Nature Stories: Little Sunflower

20. Little Dandelion Seeds the World

21. There Was an Old Mermaid who Swallowed a Shark

22. My Ocean is Blue

23. I Like Myself

24. Giraffes Can’t Dance


Rosie Walker

1st Grade-McKinley, Ottawa

1. Magic Tree House Books

2. Frog & Toad Books

3. Mo Willems Books

5. Mercy Watson Books

6. Crayon Man

8. The Crayons Trick or Treat

9. The Next Time You See the Moon

10. The Next Time You See a Sunset

11. 8 Little Planets

12. The Darkest Dark

13. Oh No, Astro!

14. Space Maps: Your Tour of the Universe

15. Mars’ First Friends



Sam Simpson

1st Grade-Marseilles Elementary

1. The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!

2. Ricky, the Rock That Couldn’t Roll

4. Where’s Waldo? The Fantastic Journey

6. Where’s Waldo? The Great Picture Hunt

7. Where’s Waldo? In Hollywood

8. Where’s Waldo? The Wonder Book

9. Where’s Waldo Now?

10. What Makes a Family?

11. Isle of You

12. First Grade Jitters

13. I am Human: A Book of Empathy

14. The Way i Feel

15. In My Heart: A Book of Feelings

16. The Invisible Boy

17. Those Shoes

18. The Worst Book in the Whole Entire World

19. The Book with No Pictures

20. Another

22. The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family

23. Eyes That Kiss in the Corners

25. Carnivores

26. Crayons on Strike

27. The World Needs More Purple Schools

28. Chairs on Strike

29. Pencils on Strike

30. The Day the Crayons Quit

31. Families, Families, Families

32. The Big Umbrella

33. And Tango Makes Three

34. Julian is a Mermaid


Erin Hanley

Honors English-Ottawa Township High School

4. The Inheritance Games (#1)

5. Ready Player One

6. Ready Player Two

7. They Better Call Me Sugar: My Journey From the Hood to the Hardwood

8. I am Not Starfire

9. Home Sick Pilots, Volume 1: Teenage Haunts

10. Home Sick Pilots, Volume 2: I Wanna Be a Walking Weapon

11. Home Sick Pilots, Volume 3: Three Chords and the End of the World

12. After the Rain

13. How to Pack for the End of the World

14. Ambushed!: The Assassination Plot Against President Garfield

16. The Woman All Spies Fear: Code Breaker Elizabeth Smith Friedman and Her Hidden Life

17. The City Beautiful

18. Out of My Heart

19. Clap When You Land

20. Allegedly

21. They All Had a Reason: A rumor. A secret. A lie. A murder.

22. Good Girl, Bad Blood.

23. Good Girl’s Guide to Murder

24. The Cousins

25. Two Can Keep a Secret

26. One of Us is Next

27. The Year’s Best Sports Writing 2021

28. The Best American Sports Writing 2020

29. For Every One

30. Dear Justyce

31. Love

32. Last Stop on Market Street

34. Call Us What We Carry: Poems

35. Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche

36. Humans

37. Humans of New York

38. Humans of New York: Stories

39. Bases to Bleachers: A Collection of Personal Baseball Stories from the Stands and Beyond

40. Notes on an Execution

41. John Green Box Set


Madison Pearson

Lincoln School-Oglesby

1. The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

2. The Story of Ruby Bridges

3. The Story of Jane Goodall

4. The Story of Albert Einstein


Kearsten Zielinski

Special Education-Dimmick

1. The Reading House Set 7: Long Vowel Blends and Sight Words

2. Junie B. Jones’s First Boxed Set Ever! (Books 1-4)

3. Uni the Unicorn Step Into Reading Boxed Set

4. Two Degrees

6. Alan Gratz Book Series

7. Magic Tree House Complete Collection Merlin Missions 1-25

8. Magic Tree House Books: A Library of Books 1-28 Ultimate Box Set


Kelly Nicolosi

8th Grade ELA-Saratoga School, Morris

1. The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

2. Hoot

3. Skeleton Creek #1

4. The Maze Runner Series Complete Boxed Set (1-5)

5. American History for Kids: 500 Facts!

6. Out of My Mind

9. World War II History for Kids: 500 Facts

12. Two Degrees

13. Prisoner B-3087

14. Projekt 1065: A Novel of World War II

15. Allies

16. Triple Threat

17. True Legend

18. Travel Team

19. Million-Dollar Throw

20. Heat


Morgan Dickenscheidt

Pre-K-Our Savior Lutheran School, Joliet

1. Waiting is Not Easy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book)

2. Chairs on Strike

3. Pencils on Strike


Kristen Rekruciak

3rd Grade-Schilling School, Homer Glen

1. But It’s Just a Game

2. A Teacher in the Wild

3. What if Everybody Said That?

4. Do You Speak Fish? A Sweet Story About Cross-Cultural Communications and Connection

5. What Should Darla Do? Featuring the Power to Choose


Spring Weygand

3rd/4th Grade-Jefferson, Ottawa

1. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

2. Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale

4. Leonardo, the Terrible Monster




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