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Official Rules

Skype with Lois Lowry Sweepstakes

1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, a teacher must place an order that includes at least one (1) copy of any book written by Lois Lowry offered in the October TAB Book Club offer, or send a postcard with teacher name, grade level, school name, address, and telephone number to: Skype with Lois Lowry Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 714, New York, NY, 10013-0714. All purchases must be made and postcards received by November 15, 2012. Winner will be notified by December 1, 2012. Scholastic Inc. (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, mutilated, postage due, incomplete, or illegible entries or mail.

2. Winner will be selected by a random drawing. Odds of winning are determined by the number of eligible entries received. Sponsor is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, mutilated, postage due, incomplete, or illegible entries or mail.

3. Sweepstakes is open to teachers in grades 4 and up who are legal U.S. residents and currently teaching in U.S. schools. Employees, and members of their families living in the same household, of Sponsor and its parent, subsidiaries, brokers, distributors, dealers, retailers, affiliates, and their respective advertising, promotion, and production agencies (collectively, the “Related Entities”) are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Only one (1) entry per person.

4. There will be one (1) grand-prize winner who will receive a webcam, a class set of Son by Lois Lowry, and a half-hour Skype session with Lois Lowry. The session will be scheduled on a date during the first week in December 2012. Scholastic will work with the winner to determine the date within those parameters. (Approximate retail value of this prize is $500.) Winning classroom must have access to a computer and the Internet in order to accept the prize. All expenses not specified above, including, without limitation, all federal, state, and local taxes and international tariffs, are the winner’s sole responsibility.

5. All entrants, as a condition of entry, agree to release Sponsor, each prize provider in this Sweepstakes, and their respective Related Entities from any and all liability for injuries or damages of any kind sustained through participation in this sweepstakes and/or use of a prize once accepted.

6. No cash substitutions, transfers, or assignments of prizes allowed, except by Sponsor in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. All matters relating to this sweepstakes shall be subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, and Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and binding on all entrants and the winner. The winner will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within ten (10) days of notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. By accepting the prize, the winner grants to Sponsor the right to use his or her name, likeness, hometown, biographical information, and entry for purposes of advertising and promotion without further notice or compensation, except where prohibited by law. Winner may also be asked to attend and participate in media and/or public relations events (the “Media Events”) designated by Sponsor, prize provider, and/or requested by various media outlets. Upon Sponsor’s request, and subject to winner’s availability, the winner agrees to participate in such Media Events without any further compensation. By accepting the prize, winner agrees to release Sponsor, prize provider, and their respective Related Entities and hold each of them harmless from any claims relating to their participation or non-participation in any Media Events.

7. The name of the prizewinner (available after December 9, 2012) will be listed on the Sponsor website at www.scholastic.com/clubcontests. You may also obtain a name of the winner by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope by January 18, 2013, to: Winners List, Skype with Lois Lowry Sweepstakes, P.O. Box 714, New York, NY, 10013-0714.

Sponsor: Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012