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BookPal's Summer of Literacy Promotion in Full Swing

The Leader in Bulk Bookselling Celebrates National Literacy Month With Book Giveaway

IRVINE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/04/14 -- BookPal -- a leading bulk-bookselling enterprise catering to corporations, schools, non-profits and government organizations -- is running its first annual Summer of Literacy promotion that gives teachers (grades K-12) a weekly chance to win books for their classrooms.

Ushering in National Literacy Month in September, the event began July 1 and will run until the end of September. Each week, BookPal is drawing one winner at random to receive a free class book set (25 copies of a single title). Winners may choose the title from a list of 30 education titles, which can be found here. So far, winners have chosen To Kill a Mockingbird and Jackie Robinson and the Boar. Two grand prize winners chosen at the end of the promotion will each receive $500 in store credit.

"Whether it's 25-book sets for classrooms or 10,000 e-books for a corporate giveaway, BookPal has serving our clients' wholesale book needs for the past five years," says Tony DiCostanzo, president and founder of BookPal. "Our Summer of Literacy promotion is a way to say 'thank you' and give back to our schools, all while growing awareness for and celebrating National Literacy Month."

Educators at every level rely on BookPal as a critical resource for a breadth of educational products, from children's books, trade novels and textbooks, to instructional and assessment materials for educators. Schools and literacy organizations can order 25 novels for a classroom or thousands of book copies for a college first-year reading program.

To enter and read contest rules, visit BookPal's Facebook giveaway page. Entrants will receive bonus entries for following on Twitter, Google+, Pinterest and Instagram, and for sharing the sweepstakes on Twitter.

ABOUT BOOKPAL, LLC: Based in Irvine, Calif., BookPal, LLC makes bulk book purchasing simple and affordable for corporations, schools, literacy programs, nonprofits and government institutions, offering more than 3 million titles with tiered pricing, exceptional live customer service and streamlined delivery options for both physical books and e-books. Named a "Company to Watch" by Publisher's Weekly in 2010, BookPal has quickly taken its place at the forefront of the bulk-bookselling industry and has been named a fastest-growing private company in the Orange County Business Journal since 2010. BookPal was also on the Inc. 500|5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held U.S. companies in 2012 and 2013, and is a Webby Awards honoree. For more information, visit www.book-pal.com.

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