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The Great Twitter Book Auction

LitChat will host an auction of signed books through Twitter on December 18, 2009 at 6 p.m. EST. All proceeds from auction will go to The Reading Tree, a charity that collects used books and recycles them for use in classrooms in poor communities.

Download the auction catalog below to read about the many books generously donated by their authors.

2009 BOOK ARE GREAT GIFTS Auction Catalog

Final BAGG Numbers

LitChat 2009 12 18 BAGG Auction–The Full TwitterScript

Instructions for Auction Winners

Here’s what to do if you are the lucky winner of a signed book from one of our generous authors:

First: Go to The Reading Tree’s PayPal donation portal at: Donate to The Reading Tree

  1. When you submit your donation, you must add in the comments box on the form that you participated in the #BAGG auction and include the title of the book you won.
  2. We must verify donations, so please forward a copy of your receipt, along with your shipping address to us at the following email address: twitchat@gmail.com.
  3. LitChat will confirm your donation and send your shipping information to the author of the book you won.
  4. Authors will sign and ship the books directly to the auction winners.

How it Works:



1. Topic of the Week: A Time to Give « LitChat - November 29, 2009

[…] Phase three brings everything together with an auction of books donated and signed by authors. The auction will take place through Twitter on December 18, 2009, beginning at 6 p.m. EST. All proceeds from the Twitter auction will go directly to LitChat’s adopted charity, The Reading Tree. […]

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