Books-A-Million is devoting the week of October 10 through 16 entirely to teachers with Educator Week, giving them a 25% discount on classroom items, free educational materials, and a chance to win a $300 Books-A-Million gift card. An Educator Week kick-off event will take place from 2-4 pm on October 10 at all Books-A-Million stores. During the kick-off event, teachers can register to win a $25 Books-A-Million gift card and get free educational materials for their classroom. For the first time during Educator Week, Books-A-Million is partnering with Mary Osbourne of Magic Tree House books. Teachers who attend the kick-off event on October 10 will have the opportunity to get a free Magic Tree House tote bag filled with teaching guides, resources, and giveaways while supplies last. "I am joining Books-A-Million this year in a heartfelt 'Thank You' to our teachers for making a difference in students' lives," said Mary Osbourne, creator of the Magic Tree House book series. "I wish all teachers a wonderful school year, and hope they enjoy the benefits that Educator Week provides." To register for the $300 Books-A-Million gift card, all teachers have to do is visit Books-A-Million's Facebook page and share the story of why they became a teacher. The gift card can be used for online or in-store purchases. On top of the kickoff event and gift card giveaways, Books-A-Million Educator Card holders will save an additional 25% on select in-store items purchased during Educator Week. There is no charge to sign up for a Books-A-Million Educator Card, teachers just have to bring their school ID to the store and they can register during checkout. Cardholders save 20% on their classroom materials purchase at Books-A-Million throughout the year. ABOUT BOOKS-A-MILLION Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation's leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates 259 stores in 32 states and the District of Columbia. Included in the Company's retail operations is the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores with 42 locations. The Company also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties, which presently include four retail shopping centers. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the Company's corporate website at www.booksamillioninc.com. Follow Books-A-Million on Twitter ( http://twitter.com/booksamillion) and like us on Facebook ( http://facebook.com/booksamillion).