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Guest Blogger: Lesa Cline-Ransome

My family listened to music in the morning as we prepared for the day, and at night as we cleaned the dinner dishes. I grew up on a steady diet of the R&B and soul music of the Jackson 5, Bobby Womack, and James Brown. Of Soul Train Saturday mornings and church service choir stands […]

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Contests and Giveaways | May 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.   Enter to win a copy of Astro: The Steller Sea Lion (Elementary) Astro was a tiny pup when he was found orphaned. The Marine Mammal Center […]

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What is your favorite emoji?

Each month the TeachingBooks.net team is going to answer a “get-to-know-you” question, so you can learn more about us, and because we’d love to get to know more about you — please feel free to share your answer in the comments section!  Val:      Annette:    Adam:   Sarah: Jeanette:     Carin:  Nick: What […]

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We’re Hiring!

TeachingBooks.net Employment Opportunities TeachingBooks is a great company to work for if you’re looking to be part of a dedicated and smart, small team of people who are helping K-12 educators, students and their families across the U.S., and around the world. We are currently accepting applications for the following two positions. Please take a look and pass […]

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Guest Blogger: Sara Pennypacker

It’s helpful for me to think of a novel as a living creature. (I’m a writer—everything is a metaphor!) The heart of my novel is its theme; the steady beat of life at its core. Its blood, coursing life through every page, is its language, or voice. Its skeleton is the narrative structure; the plot, […]

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Contests and Giveaways | April 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.   Win a free copy of Brick by Brick and Why? (Elementary) Enter to win a copy of Brick by Brick by Giuliano Ferri and Why? by Nicolai Popov, two books from […]

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What is your favorite word?

Each month the TeachingBooks.net team is going to answer a “get-to-know-you” question, so you can learn more about us, and because we’d love to get to know more about you — please feel free to share your answer in the comments section! Sarah: Threshold — I’m drawn in by both the literal and figurative meanings of […]

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Guest Blogger: Hervé Tullet

My work often asks, “What is a book?” First came the interactive Press Here, which was radical in its simplicity. For Mix It Up!, I painted with my bare hands—a “no-illustration” illustration. Let’s Play! (2016; all Chronicle) is the return to expressing something with drawing, composition, proportion, and feelings.

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Contests and Giveaways | March 2016

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways! We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.   Win a free set of Good Morning Yoga and Good Night Yoga (Elementary) Gentle exercises to help children start their school day confident and empowered, […]

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What is something you are really into right now?

Each month the TeachingBooks.net team is going to answer a “get-to-know-you” question, so you can learn more about us, and because we’d love to get to know more about you — please feel free to share your answer in the comments section!  Carin: I’ve been really into making art about and reflecting my love for the stories and […]

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