The Foundation will publish a collection of poems and/or short stories
written by the participating students from the School. The published
book will be professionally designed and printed. The number of pages
will range from 64 to 256 pages depending on the number of participants
in the program. The text of the book will be printed in black on 20#
bond paper. The cover will be printed in full color and laminated on
thick (10PT) cover paper. The book will be adhesive bound (paperback)
with a printed spine.
It is not the intention of the Foundation to edit or alter any child’s
creative writing. The Foundation will design and print the material
provided by the School. All grammar, punctuation etc. will be the responsibility
of the School. The book will be copyrighted in the name of the school.
The School will provide the Foundation with the stories and/or poems
a single word document prepared in either MS Word or Word Perfect on
either a CD or floppy disc. It is the School’s responsibility
to keep a backup file of any material submitted to the Foundation.
will be allowed no more than two pages in the book. These pages may
consist of prose, poetry or illustrations. The final page count may
vary and will
depend on the number of participants. The School will also submit to
the Foundation material for the cover. This may be artwork prepared
as an electronic file or original copy (not to exceed 12” x 18”)
along with any copy that needs to be included.
Upon the receipt of this material, the Foundation will prepare the text
and cover for printing. Prior to printing, the School will be provided
a PDF proof for approval. Finished books will be available within three
to four weeks from an approved proof.
The set up fee will be $10 per student with a minimum participation of
50 students. This fee provides one finished book per participant. If you
choose to purchase additional copies during the first printing, the price
will also be $10.00 per book. All future purchases by the School will be
at 40% off of the retail price. The money must be paid in full prior to
delivery. Delivery is included to one location via UPS Ground within the
The School may apply for financial aid if funds for the initial cost are
not available. Financial aid will be awarded on a needs basis and as funds
are available to the foundation. Preference will be given to Title 1 Schools
and schools targeted under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.