Over the course of the last four years, best-selling novelist James Patterson has donated more than $7 million to teachers across the country – and now, he’s donating even more.

The 71-year-old writer is giving away $2 million to 4,000 American teachers.

The massive donation is part of his “Patterson Pledge” campaign, which is in its 4th year of making $500 contributions to classrooms in need.

Additionally, each donation will be matched in “Bonus Points” by Scholastic Books to ensure that no student will have to live without books.

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“Our amazing teachers need help filling their libraries with books kids will LOVE reading,” Patterson wrote on Twitter.

“There is NO such thing as a kid who doesn’t like to read. Just kids who haven’t found the right book yet!”

Patterson has a colorful history of donating to literacy programs and independent booksellers. Back in February, the novelist made a $3 million donation to the University of Florida as a means of helping the state double its literacy rate amongst children.

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