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Top Grade: CanLit for the Classroom

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What's Top Grade?

A. Top Grade is an initiative of Canadian children's publishers to market their books to teachers, librarians and students.

Q. I have received a Top Grade sample box. Will I be invoiced for the books and other materials?

A. No, the review copies are provided to you free of charge, and with no obligation to purchase.

Q. What do I do with the box?

A. We encourage you to share the books and resources with your colleagues. Purchase any titles you're interested in adding to your collection from your preferred wholesaler or bookstore. A list of suppliers is available here. Enjoy the review copies included in the mailing!

Q. Can I be added to the Top Grade mailing list?

A. Top Grade currently has a limited distribution list. We send sample boxes to library consultants, coordinators, and other purchasers. If you are someone who makes purchasing decisions for school libraries and classrooms, please write to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .