Chicago Public Schools

Half the proceeds from this book are donated to Chicago Public Schools.  

Why? 

  • 86% of CPS students are economically disadvantaged

  • 35% of male CPS students will never graduate high school

  • 75% of CPS schools don't have a librarian

  • 20% of CPS elementary students are in overcrowded classrooms

  • CPS borrows money at an estimated ten times higher interest rate than normal school districts

So yeah, they need it.  

2017 Update: Proceeds from 2017 book sales were donated in the form of individual gift cards to girls of Simpson Academy High School for Young Women, the week prior Christmas.