Contests & giveaways | December 2013
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 Next (High School)
Derrick Bowen has one thing on his mind when basketball practice starts his freshman year: winning the job of starting point guard (well, a girl too), but his old-school coach makes him sit on the bench. And an elite prep school wants him to transfer from his inner-city public school, but all the adults steering him there have ideas of their own.
Cinco Puntos is giving away 5 copies of Next by Kevin Waltman, the first book in a 4 book series for teen boys. To enter to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of “NEXT Teaching Books giveaway” and please include your mailing address.
Vistit author Kevin Waltman’s personal website!
Deadline: December 13, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)
Join Rudolph in this interactive book app as he saves Christmas with his shiny red nose! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Complete with authentic audio clips from the timeless 1964 TV special, this app brings the magic of Rudolph and Christmas to life like never before!
Oceanhouse Media is giving away 3 copies of the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer book app for iOS devices! To enter to win, send an email to email@example.com with the subject line of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Giveaway”.
Preview the Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer book app!
Deadline: December 25, 2013 (Open to all addresses)
From the powerhouse author-illustrator team of Iggy Peck, Architect comes Rosie Revere, Engineer, another charming, witty picture book about believing in yourself and pursuing your passion. Rosie may seem quiet during the day, but at night she’s a brilliant inventor of gizmos and gadgets who dreams of becoming a great engineer.
Abrams Books for Young Readers is giving away 3 copies of Rosie Revere, Engineer. Enter here to win: http://tinyurl.com/mevegwj
Check out the Rosie Revere, Engineer book trailer!
Deadline: December 30, 2013 (Open to U.S. addresses)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is giving away a complete set of books from Scientists in the Field! Five winners will receive 30+ books in this stellar series! To enter to win visit http://www.slj.com/galley-giveaways/hmhscienceadventure.
Watch Meet-the-Author movie with Sy Montgomery, author of The Tapir Scientist, part of the Scientists in the Field series!
Deadline: December 31, 2013 (Open to U.S. and Canadian Addresses)
In this zany follow-up to Mom and Dad Are Palindromes, Mark Shulman and Adam McCauley have crafted an impeccably clever and wonderfully wild ride through the drag meow of anagrams, er, make that word game, of anagrams. Sure to be a hit with teachers, it will have kids laughing and learning whenever they read it.
Chronicle Books is giving away 3 copies of Ann and Nan are Anagrams: A Mixed-Up Word Dilema! Enter here to win: http://budurl.com/TBAnnAndNan
Visit illustrator Adam McCauley’s personal website!
Deadline: December 31, 2013 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)
Celebrate winter and enter to win A Warm Winter Tail. Learn how animals stay warm in the cold and snow, in this twist on perspective. Watch for the companion book A Cool Summer Tail coming to stores this spring.
Sylvan Dell Publishing is giving away 5 copies of A Warm Winter Tail. To enter to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of “Warm Winter Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.
Check out A Warm Winter Tail teacher’s guide in Spanish!
Deadline: January 1, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)
When Edward, an ordinary boy in Brooklyn, New York, mistakes a powerful Time Fetch for a simple rock, he causes a dangerous time rip that, with the help of three classmates, he must repair before the winter solstice arrives.
Algonquin Young Readers is giving away 3 copies of The Time Fetch. To enter to win, send an email to email@example.com with the subject line of “Time Fetch giveaway” and please include your mailing address.
Check out The Time Fetch Common Core correlated teacher’s guide!
Deadline: January 8, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)
To celebrate the new year Story Cove is giving away 14 free subscriptions with animated stories, read-along files and lesson plans correlated to the Common Core Standards for kindergarten to third grade. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and tell him how you plan to use Story Cove in your classroom for supplemental reading.
Sample the How Tiger Got His Stripes animated story!
Deadline: January 20, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)