This is the time of year to give and James Patterson is making no exceptions.
It was announced that as a part of his $2 million dollar holiday gift program, the author gave grants and bonuses ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 to schools and libraries as well as bookstores. 340 libraries and 87 bookstore employees received money.
He said he is trying to draw attention to books and bookstores as well as libraries.
Some benefactors of Patterson’s program include Pittsfield’s Conte Community School. They promised to spent their $6,000 on new books. Also, an employee at the Brazos bookstore in Houston received a $5,000 bonus.
Go to www.JamesPatterson.com for more information.