Book Clubs is a recreational reading program for children that’s free to belong to and partners with teachers and parents in nurturing reading skills. Teachers run Book Clubs by enrolling to receive flyers throughout the school year, filled with curated, seasonal books for children. These flyers are shared with students and their families who can place and pay for their order on this site. Those orders earn Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards for the classroom to spend on books and resources.
All Canadian teachers, librarians, and administrators within schools can run Book Clubs. Book Clubs accounts can be set up for home schools and daycares. If you are a home school, please send a signed letter of verification on School Board, Home School Association, Ministry of Education, Town Council, or Online school letterhead, stating that you are homeschooling your children. Please remember to include the number of children and their ages. Daycares need to provide their contact information, physical address, and a copy of their license.
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Anyone can order products from this site. However:
Book Clubs supports classrooms! Every order placed using a Class Code earns Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards on rewardable items. Every year our team of Product Specialists goes through thousands of books published for children from Pre-K to Grade 8, in English and French, and selects the best grade-level appropriate titles. You'll find an incredible collection of new and classic books that are hand-picked to support every child’s reading level and interests, and the Canadian curriculum! Book Clubs offers exclusive paperbacks of favourite series, and books at affordable prices. Book Clubs also offers exclusive activity kits and resources to extend learning beyond the classroom.BACK TO TOP
Click ‘Sign In’ in the top right corner of the screen, and select ‘Create an Account’ from the menu that drops down and follow the prompts.
Teachers: If you want to be a Book Clubs teacher and earn Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards on your orders and the orders of parents with whom you share your Class Code, on the second window make sure that you select ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Do you teach or work in a school, licensed daycare, or home school?’. For more information on what it means to be a Book Clubs teacher, read: FAQ Class Code.
Parents: On the second window make sure that you select ‘No’ to the question ‘Do you teach or work in a school, licensed daycare, or home school?’.
After completing the information, you will be sent a confirmation email. You need to click the link in the confirmation email within 2 hours to finalize the creation of your account. Now you are now ready to shop! Please note: if you want to receive program updates and promotions from Book Clubs, you need to select ‘Yes, send me promotional emails for Book Clubs’.
Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards support classrooms! Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards can only be redeemed by Book Clubs teachers for books and resources from Scholastic Book Clubs, Scholastic Education, and Scholastic Magazines. Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards are earned when a teacher's Class Code is used on any order that contains rewardable items. (What is a Class Code?) Any item that is tagged with a piggy bank and states “Earns Rewards with Class Code” is a rewardable item.
Every purchase made with a Class Code earns a total of 20% of the rewardable order value in Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards. Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards have no monetary value and are not a medium of exchange, are not transferable, and are not for resale. Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards cannot be combined with Book Fairs Scholastic Dollars.
Important Information for Teachers and Parents
Whether you are a teacher or a parent, you are participating in Book Clubs when you use a Class Code on your order. Class Code is a unique code given to teachers who run Book Clubs that links all orders placed back to their classroom. Book Club teachers will share their Class Code with their classroom parents, and parents can also look it up on this site. Every order for rewardable items placed using this code will send Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards directly to the teacher’s account to help them select free books and resources for the classroom. Any item that is tagged with a piggy bank and states “Earns Rewards with Class Code” is a rewardable item. Multiple Class Codes can be used on a single order so that the rewards will be split between multiple teachers.
When a teacher answers ‘Yes’ to the question ‘Are you running Book Clubs?’ they are agreeing to submit, receive, and distribute Student Online Book Clubs orders placed by parents using their Class Code. If a parent using a teacher’s Class Code submits an order using ‘Ship to School’ as the shipping method, that order will go to the cart of the Book Clubs teacher and then the teacher will need to submit it to Scholastic before the order will ship. These orders will be shipped to the school address associated with the teacher’s account. Parents will be charged for their own orders, not the Book Clubs teacher. However, the combined total value of orders being submitted by a Book Clubs teacher at one time must be $40 or more in order to qualify for free shipping. If the combined value is less than $40 a shipping charge of $7.50 (pre-tax) will be applied and must be paid by the submitting Book Clubs teacher.
Teachers: How to Create, Find, and Use a Class Code
Creating a Class Code
Teachers: You will be automatically assigned a unique Class Code when you answer ‘Yes’ to the questions ‘Do you teach or work in a school, licensed daycare, or home school?’ and ‘Are you running Book Clubs?’ during the account creation process. If you already have an account and you answered ‘No’ to either of these questions, you can change your answer at any time. Just sign into your account and go to ‘My Profile’ (accessible by clicking ‘My Account’ in the top-right corner). Your Class Code will be automatically applied to any orders that you place.What do you do if your classroom order is under $40?
Finding a Class Code
Teachers: Once you have been assigned a Class Code, you can find it online in the 'My Account' drop-down menu on the homepage. If you need assistance getting your Class Code, please call Customer Service. If you want to look up another teacher’s Class Code, please use the ‘Find a Class Code’ link in the Class Code section during checkout.
Using a Class Code
Teachers: Once you have been assigned a Class Code it will be automatically applied to any orders that you place. If you wish to share your Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards with other teachers, you can add additional Class Codes in the Class Code section during checkout. Please note: your own Class Code is the only Class Code that will ever be automatically applied to your order. Class Codes cannot be applied to orders paid using Book Fair Scholastic Dollars or a Purchase Order.
Parents: How to Find and Use a Class Code
Finding a Class Code
Parents: If your child’s teacher has not already shared their Class Code for you to use, you can look it up once you have signed in to your account. (Don’t have an account? See the ‘How do I create an account’ section on this page.) Once you are signed in to your account, click the ‘Find a Class Code’ link and follow the instructions. If you cannot find your child’s teacher’s name, please reach out to them directly. They may need to adjust their profile settings.
Using a Class Code
Parents: If you already know the Class Code you are using then you will be presented with an option to enter it when you sign in to your account. If you do not know the Class Code you are using then you will also be presented with an option to look up any teacher’s Class Code. If you skip or miss either of these steps, you will be given another option to look up and enter a Class Code in the ‘Class Code’ section on the first page of the checkout process.
There are many ways to shop on our site:
1. Using paper flyers: Did you receive a paper Book Clubs flyer? Go online, search products by title or item number, and click ‘Add to Cart’ on the item once you’ve successfully searched.
2. Using Digi-Flyers: Click or tap directly on the item you wish to learn more about or purchase. A pop-up will appear with the product detail. (For more details, click ‘View Full Product Detail’ under the shortened description to visit the full Product Detail Page.) Click ‘Add to Cart’ to select an item you wish to purchase. You do not need to close an old pop-up in order to look at a new item. Every time you click on a new item, a new pop-up will open. Please note: all purchases will be added to the same cart.
3. Searching on the site: Use the search bar to enter keywords, item numbers, titles, themes, or author names. You can filter any search result by Language, Grade level, Genre, Subject, Supply Type, Category, Product Type and/or Book Type. Click ‘Add to Cart’ on the item once you’ve successfully searched.
4. Browse the site: Click on banners and links that interest you to see specialized lists of items created for you by Scholastic Editors.
5. Using Order by Item Number: If you know exactly what you want to order, click or tap on the ‘Order by Item Number’ link in the horizontal navigation bar. This will take you to a page where you can enter all of the item numbers and quantities quickly and add them to your cart all at once.
How you receive your order will depend on who you are and what shipping method you choose.
As a parent, if you use a Class Code on your order you will have the option to ship your order to the classroom of the teacher whose Class Code you are using. You will not be charged for shipping. Your order will be part of the consolidated classroom order. The classroom order will ship for free to the classroom when the order reaches $40 (before taxes), otherwise a $7.50 shipping fee will be applied to the teacher’s account. If you choose this option and check out your order will be held until your classroom teacher submits it. You will be notified by email when your teacher has submitted the order, and again when it has shipped from Scholastic. You will not be charged until your order has shipped. Your order will be received by your classroom teacher at their school, and they will send it home with your child.
If you do not wish to ship your order to the classroom, you can ship to an alternate address of your choosing. This option always has a shipping charge.
As a teacher, if you use your own Class Code on your order, you will have the option to ship it to your classroom. This option is free for orders of $40 or more (before taxes).
If you use a different teacher’s Class Code on your order, you will have the option to ship your order to the classroom of that teacher. You will not be charged for shipping. Your order will be part of that teacher’s consolidated classroom order. The classroom order will ship for free to that teacher’s classroom when the order reaches $40 (before taxes), otherwise a $7.50 shipping fee will be applied to that teacher’s account. If you choose this option and check out your order will be held until that teacher submits it. You will be notified by email when they have submitted the order, and again when it has shipped from Scholastic. You will not be charged until your order has shipped. Your order will be received by that teacher at their school.
If you do not wish to ship your order to a classroom, you can ship it to an alternate address of your choosing. This option always has a shipping charge.
During the pandemic there was an urgent need for downloadable, digital lessons and resources to support teachers and families learning from home. Now that the majority of our customers have transitioned back to in-person learning, we made the decision to close the Scholastic Canada Teachables website. We are currently working to add this type of product to the Book Clubs site.
If you have handed out the flyers, set a due date for orders, and yet the sum of all the orders you have have received still does not meet the $40 minimum, try communicating with parents and let them know that some parents are looking to place an order, and ask if anyone else would like to add to the order. You are always in control of the program and the timeline for submitting the orders is completely up to you.
Here are some more tips to help your classroom reach a $40 consolidated order so you can benefit from free shipping to the classroom!
1. Send home a parent letter
Regular communication keeps families involved. Send home a parent letter that includes your class literacy goals and your classroom wish list!
2. Talk up books in the classroom
When you hand out the flyer, take time to talk-up your favourite titles and get your students excited about reading!
3. Add your own items to the cart
If your classroom order is under $40, go shopping on bookclubs.scholastic.ca and add items you need most to your cart!
4. Talk to other teachers and run the Book Clubs program together
Talk to other teachers in your school and offer to run the program for them as well. All they need to do is send home your Class Code and every order placed using it will appear in your cart, which should make it a lot easier to reach the $40 threshold!
5. Consider running the program at a school level
Speak to other teachers, the librarian, principal, and parent council and see if it would be more beneficial to run Book Clubs this way.
6. Consider only handing out the flyer a few times a year instead of once a month
We understand that some of you want to have the option to gather your class orders and submit them yourself to help make Book Clubs available to families who may be unable to order online. Here are the steps you can take in this situation:
• Create a letter for parents to explain that you will collect orders in the classroom for those that don’t want to order online.The letter should include your Class Code, a due date for orders, applicable tax rates for your province, and lines for them to write in the items they are ordering, the quantities they want, and the total plus applicable taxes.
• Tell parents that you will be submitting the non-online orders, they will ship to you at your school, and you will distribute them when they arrive. Make sure you apply your own Class Code to the order to earn Rewards. Classroom orders over $40 ship for free to the school. Classroom orders less than $40 cost only $7.50 to ship. Select ‘Ship to School’ at checkout. Payments from parents are made directly to you. Scholastic Canada does not accept cheques as payment for Book Clubs orders. You will submit and pay for the non-online orders via credit card or PayPal.
• Create a spreadsheet for yourself or use this one we created with the help of our Facebook Teacher Advisor Group (make sure to select the right tab for your province) to help track when these orders arrive, method of payments, etc.
Wishlists are a way to remember and organize items that you do not wish to purchase now.
How do I create and use a Wishlist?
To create a Wishlist, click on ‘My Account’ and select ‘My Wishlists’ from the drop-down menu. From there, select ‘Create a New Wishlist’. You can create up to 10 Wishlists.
To view a Wishlist, click on the name of the Wishlist on your ‘My Wishlists’ page.While viewing a Wishlist, you can move items to your Shopping Cart by clicking ‘Add to Cart’. You can delete an item from a Wishlist by clicking the garbage can icon beside the item.
How do I add items to a Wishlist?
When viewing a Product Detail Page, click ‘Save to wishlist’. You can then select the Wishlist you want to save the item to by clicking the plus sign. The plus sign will then turn into a checkmark and the heart icon beside ‘Save to wishlist’ will turn pink, which is how you know your item has been added.
When viewing search results, a heart with a plus sign is located in the top right corner of an item. Click on the heart symbol to add an item to your desired Wishlist.
When viewing your Shopping Cart, there is an option to ‘Move to Wishlist’. You can then select the Wishlist you want to save the item to by clicking the plus sign. The plus sign will then turn into a checkmark, which is how you know your item has been added. The item will be removed from your Shopping Cart.
You can’t add items to a Wishlist directly from the ‘My Wishlists’ page.
Payment Options: We accept the following forms of payment:
• Credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express)
• Visa debit
• Valid/authorized school or district Purchase Order numbers
• Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards
• Book Fair Scholastic DollarsEducators: Using Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards, Book Fair Scholastic Dollars, or Purchase Orders:
To redeem Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards, please enter the amount you wish to use in the Bonus Bank Rewards field, which will be visible in the second stage of checkout. Tip: enter any coupon codes you are using before entering the Book Clubs Bonus Bank Reward amount that you wish to redeem, so that you will know your accurate pre-reward total. You can use Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards to pay for shipping charges and taxes.
To redeem Book Fair Scholastic Dollars, select this payment method during checkout and proceed with your order as usual. Class Code cannot be applied to orders paid using Book Fair Scholastic Dollars; therefore, these orders cannot be used to earn Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards or qualify for free shipping. Customer Service will contact you if your school does not have enough Book Fair Scholastic Dollars to cover the full order total. You can then make other arrangements to pay any balance due.
To pay by Purchase Order, select this payment method during checkout and proceed with your order as usual. When you choose the Purchase Order payment option at checkout, a bill will be sent to your school address. For your reference, this bill will include the PO number you provided during checkout. Important note: When you choose to pay via Purchase Order, you are acknowledging that your school or school board will pay for the order using the Purchase Order number provided, and that further documentation from your school is not required to process the order. You must be an educator to submit a Purchase Order. Class Code cannot be applied to orders paid using a Purchase Order; therefore, these orders cannot be used to earn Book Clubs Bonus Bank Rewards or qualify for free shipping.
Tax Exempt Customers: If the school you are shipping to has a tax exemption certificate on file with us, tax will not be charged on your order. If the school is tax exempt but does not have a tax exemption certificate on file with us, please forward your school’s tax exemption documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will notify you when the school account has been updated. If you are personally tax exempt, please place your order as normal. After submitting the order, email your tax exemption documentation to email@example.com along with your order number, and we will credit the tax amount back to your credit card once your order ships.
Outstanding Balances: To pay an outstanding balance please contact Customer Service.
U.S. customers can order some products from Scholastic Canada, but the website does not support international orders. If you are located in the U.S. please contact Customer Service and a representative will be happy to help you place an order and provide a quote on shipping.
All packages are shipped standard with the most appropriate carrier. Delivery times vary depending on both distance and seasonal fluctuations in volume. You will receive an email to notify you when your order has shipped from our warehouse in Markham, Ontario. To view your order’s status select ‘My Account’ in the navigation bar and then choose ‘My Order History’. Under ‘View Details’, you will be able to access the details of the order: order number, order value, date the order was submitted, and order status (if it is being processed or if it has been shipped). If the order has shipped, there will also be a tracking number which you can use to track your order’s progress.
Parent Orders - Shipping to a School
You are a parent and have added a Class Code to your order and have selected ‘Ship to School’ as the shipping method: you will not be charged for shipping. Your order will be part of the consolidated classroom order. The classroom order will ship for free to the classroom when the order reaches $40, otherwise a $7.50 shipping fee will be applied to the teacher’s account. Items designated as ‘Oversized’ are not eligible for this shipping method.
Teacher Orders - Shipping to a School
You are a teacher and have added a Class Code to your order and have selected ‘Ship to Me at My School’ as the shipping method:
You are a teacher and have added a different teacher’s Class Code to your order and have selected ‘Ship to a Different School’ as the shipping method: you will not be charged for shipping. Your order will be part of the consolidated classroom order. The classroom order will ship for free to the classroom when the order reaches $40, otherwise a $7.50 shipping fee will be applied to the teacher’s account. (Note: This shipping method is only available when you are a teacher ordering as a parent. You cannot submit your own classroom orders using this shipping method.)
Ship to Alternate Address
You have selected ‘Ship to Alternate Address’ as the shipping method:
Shipping & Handling rates are subject to change.
Oversized Shipping Surcharges: Items designated as ‘Oversized’ – indicated by a truck icon with the accompanying text ‘Oversized Item’ found on an item’s Product Detail Page – are subject to an additional $15 shipping surcharge per oversized unit shipped. Free shipping does not apply to these surcharges; they will be applied regardless of whether the standard shipping charges have been waived for the order.
Purchase Orders and Book Fair Reward Orders: Class Code cannot be applied to orders paid by Purchase Order or with Book Fair Scholastic Dollars; therefore, these order types cannot qualify for free shipping.
Please complete a Return Form, and then contact Customer Service. Let us know what you want to return and why, and we’ll provide you with a return authorization number. Once your paperwork is ready, please forward all returns to the following address:
For more specific details about our Returns Policy, please refer to the Returns page.
How do I use digital flyers and catalogues?
Digi-Flyers are online flyers and catalogues that allow you to flip through the pages as you browse from your computer, phone, or tablet. Best of all, you can share them with your family or friends through email, Facebook, Google Classroom, and more.
Where can I find Digi-Flyers/Catalogues?
You can find the link to Digi-Flyers in the navigation menu (or by clicking here). Make sure to sign up for our promotional emails to receive the new Digi-Flyers directly!
How can I share and download the Digi-Flyers/Catalogues?
To share, select the Share icon located at the bottom of the Digi-Flyer. You can then select which platform you wish to share it on. To download, select the Download icon located at the top of the Digi-Flyer. The Digi-Flyer will open a PDF in a new browser window. You can then choose to download or print the flyer.
How do I get paper flyers to hand out to my class?
If you are a classroom teacher, go to your 'Account Preferences' and answer these questions: 1. Are you running Book Clubs? Or do you want to run Book Clubs? (Answer: Yes) 2. Do you want paper flyers to distribute to your students? (Answer: Yes) 3. How many flyers do you need for your class? (Enter #) 4. Which flyer language(s) do you want? (Answer: English or French or Both)
This group was created for all teachers who run Book Clubs in their school as a way to build a bigger community of like-minded individuals who want to help influence, improve, and share the benefits of the Scholastic Book Clubs program. This group will also allow us to better communicate Book Clubs updates, changes, reminders, and rewards!
All advice or suggestions given by our membership are greatly appreciated, reviewed, and recorded by Scholastic Book Clubs staff. We do our best to take the advice and suggestions given and use them to make improvements to the program and products we offer.
All Teacher Advisory Groups are monitored by staff of Scholastic Book Clubs. You will recognize Scholastic staff by their first name, followed by, “At Scholastic”.
While all members of the Scholastic Teacher Advisor Group are expected to act appropriately when referencing Scholastic on any Social Media platform or conversations, Members are not considered employees or formal representatives of the company.
Any content shared in the group should relate in some way to books, reading, school, Scholastic, and other related themes. Any content containing demeaning, hateful, or otherwise inappropriate material contrary to the mission and values of Scholastic Book Clubs will be removed along with their author.
How to join the Scholastic Book Clubs Teacher Advisor Group
If you know a teacher who is already running Book Clubs in their classroom and think they would benefit from this group, please share this link: scholastic.ca/teacheradvisoryboard. Directions to join this group can be found on the page under, 'How to Join'. All requests to join the Teacher Advisor Group will be carefully reviewed by Scholastic Book Clubs Staff and Group Administrators.
The Maple Leaf Symbol
The maple leaf symbol is used for ‘Canadian interest’, which includes: Canadian content, Canadian setting, products created in Canada, products by creators who are citizens or residents of Canada, products that follow Canadian curriculum standards, and products that use Canadian spellings and measurements.
Bonus Bank/Classroom Rewards
Bonus Bank/Classroom Rewards are earned by teachers when their Class Code is applied to orders. These rewards can be used to purchase anything from the site. They can be redeemed for books and educational items to benefit every student in the classroom. Every purchase made with a Class Code earns 20% of the order value in Bonus Bank/Classroom Rewards. Bonus Bank/Classroom Rewards have no monetary value and are not a medium of exchange, are not transferable, and are not for resale. Must be redeemed on Scholastic Book Clubs, Classroom Essentials, or Les indispensables du prof products.
Digi-Flyers are virtual, clickable flyers and catalogues. Click or tap directly on the item you wish to learn more about or purchase. A pop-up will appear with the product detail. (For more details, click ‘View Full Product Detail’ under the shortened description to visit the full Product Detail Page.) Click ‘Add to Cart’ to select an item you wish to purchase. You do not need to close an old pop-up in order to look at a new item. Every time you click on a new item, a new pop-up will open. Please note: all purchases will be added to the same cart.
Order by Item Number
If you have one of our print flyers or catalogues, Order by Item Number is an easy way to add multiple products to your cart quickly using just the product item numbers.
Reading Level: GRL
During the school year, your child may be assessed by their teacher and be asked to read from a benchmark book (one considered standard for the grade). Kids may also be asked to answer questions about the text or retell the story. Their teacher will help determine a suitable Guided Reading Level (GRL) and books for your child. Under GRL, books run from A to Z, with A being the easiest. Your child will gradually move step by step into more difficult text. At home, you can support the reading in the classroom by providing books at the appropriate level for your child to read independently.
Reading Level: DRA
DRA stands for "Developmental Reading Assessment". Similar to GRL, at the beginning of the school year your child will read a benchmark book to the teacher and then retell the story. The teacher then scores your child on a range of skills, such as accuracy of reading, comprehension, and fluency. This system starts with level A, for the easiest books, and then switches to numeric levels, running from 1 to 80.
Orange Circle (next to title, printed flyers only) = Indigenous
Purple Circle (next to title, printed flyers only) = LGBTQIA2S+