Make a Softcover Classroom Book

Turn students' illustrations and memoirs into a softcover black and white book featuring your students as published authors!

1) Review Memoir Examples (5 minutes, on your own)

Review this memoir example book to give you a better idea of what students typically create. Feel free to share this example book with your students!

See Memoir Examples

2) Review Six-Word Teacher Guide ( 10 minutes, on your own)

This guide helps jump start your students on their writing journey. Don't have a Google account? Contact Us, we're here to help!

**Sign in to your Google account before making a copy.**

Copy Teacher Guide

3) Create Your Six-Word Memoir(s) and Backstory (50 minutes, with your students)

Student worksheets are designed for in person and digital learning environments.

Google Slides WorksheetsPaper Worksheets

4) Book Creation Template (30-45 minutes, with your students)

Edit your cover, title, and dedication pages, then share the template back with us at! Don't have a Google account? Contact Us, we're here to help!

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Copy Book Creation Template

5) Mail your illustrations and author pages

Share your completed Book Creation Template to Our team will get to work on preparing your book for the publisher and share your ordering materials. 

lesson by Jino from the Noun Project

Celebration Day Prep!

Book Order Process
   1. Submit your completed Google Slide book creation template
   2. Choose your book order start and stop dates
   3. You will receive a digital order page for your book (example), a printable handout to share with students (example), and other resources to easily communicate the book making project with family members
   4. Invite family members to purchase the classroom book
   5. Any teacher who shares the digital order page with their students' family members receives a free classroom book! (there's no obligation for family members to purchase)
   6. After the order period closes, classroom books are shipped free to your school in 1-2 weeks for Celebration day!

Choose the "ship elsewhere" option for family members that would like to receive their book early or to handle more discrete classroom circumstances.

Gift Card for Teachers
When a classroom sells more than 15 copies of their book, their teacher will receive an Amazon or Target gift card ranging from $30 to $150.

Refer a teacher
Refer a teacher and add $30 to your gift card total! Referred teachers must complete the book order process. (Refer a Teacher Here)

See Common Questions Teachers have here. 

Happy Creating!