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Time for the Annual Charlie Brown Used Book Sale!

Posted by Alan on May 3, 2011 3:56 PM | (Not Filed) |

chocolab.pngIt is time for the Annual Charlie Brown Book Sale sponsored by Mrs. Wheeler's second grade class.  Every year, the student body of Vandergriff donates used children's books from their home libraries.  This is a good time to recycle used books that are no longer read and pass them along to others.   There is an additional section of books for all of the parents who enjoy reading. We will also have a contest to see which class can bring in the most books.  The class that donates the most books will get a visit from Mrs. Wheeler's famous Charlie Brown (chocolate Lab), get a pizza party, work in the book sale, and also have an extra long special recess.  Last year, we collected over 9,000 books!

The used books will sell for 50 cents each.  The proceeds will be donated to the Fayetteville Animal Shelter.  Last year, we raised and donated over $3,500.00 to the Animal Shelter.  

The children look forward to participating in such a wonderful cause to help the homeless animals in our community.  It is something that they can personally participate in through making a needed contribution to a fundraiser and purchasing reading materials for the summer!  I can't tell you how rewarding it is to see the children running down the halls after visiting the book sale because they are excited over new books that they bought for 50 cents!  They also join together as a Vandergriff family to show compassion and responsibility to our homeless animals.  Last year, Mrs. K had to get a kiss from Charlie Brown when we presented the check to the Animal Shelter.  She is hoping that she won't have to do it this year!  Also, Mrs. Sherman got a kiss from him because her class brought in the most books.  In the past, Dr. Stark got a slobbery kiss from Charlie Brown.

Please start sending your used books to Mrs. Wheeler's classroom as soon as possible!  We will accept used books through the end of the book sale which will be in the May 17th, 18th, and 19th.  Thanks for your help! Email me here.