Contests & Giveaways | April 2014
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.
Microbiologist Jennifer Gardy, who calls herself a “disease detective,” picks up her microscope to bring expert insight to the microbes that are all around us but are too small to see. Irreverent, playful, and contagious in all the best ways, It’s Catching discusses a range of germs and the diseases they cause, from the common cold, to food poisoning, to the Ebola virus.
Owlkids is giving away 10 copies of It’s Catching. To enter to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “It’s Catching giveaway” and please include your mailing address.
Deadline: April 20, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)
Watch Jennifer demonstrate how fast double-dipping can spread germs in this interview!
WIN A FREE COPY of Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake (Elementary School)
Eleanor does a mean thing to a new girl at school and must learn how to say—and show—she’s sorry in this charming new chapter book from the team who created Like Pickle Juice on a Cookie and Like Bug Juice on a Burger.
Abrams is giving away 5 copies of Like Carrot Juice on a Cupcake. To enter to win, send an email to CarrotJuiceGiveaway@gmail.com with the subject line “Pick me!” and please include your mailing address.
Deadline: April 23, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)
Navigate the themes of growing pains and friendship with this curriculum guide!
Norwood House Press is celebrating National Poetry Month by giving away 5 copies of Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice. This collection of poems by 20th century writers on issues related to social justice has been selected as a best of the year book by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center.
To enter to win a free copy of Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice, send an email to email@example.com with the subject line “Indivisible Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.
Deadline: April 25, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)
Explore poetic devices and American culture. Get inspired with these teacher’s notes!
WIN A FREE COPY of A Great Day for Pup Book App (Elementary School)
Come along with the Cat in the Hat in this interactive book app as he travels all around the globe in search of wild animal babies! Explore pictures, learn new vocabulary, and personalize the story with your own narration. Kids will love exploring everywhere from Australia to Antarctica, learning about wildlife with the familiar characters of the Cat in the Hat!
Oceanhouse Media is giving away 3 copies of A Great Day for Pup book app for iOS devices! To enter to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line of “A Great Day for Pup Giveaway.”
Deadline: April 30, 2013 (Open to all addresses)
Join the Cat in the Hat on this grand adventure, preview the book app!
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Eleanor Roosevelt’s picnic in Hyde Park! In June of 1939 the United States played host to two very special guests, the King and Queen of England! It was an opportunity for the U.S. to strengthen its relationship with the British during very challenging times, and First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt saw the visit as a time to set cares aside for just a while and extend a warm welcome.
Sleeping Bear Press is giving away 10 copies of Hot Dog! Enter to win a free copy by emailing email@example.com with the subject line of “Hot Dog!” and please include your mailing address. Activity pages will be emailed to all who enter!
Deadline: April 30, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)
How did Victor Juhasz illustrate Hot Dog!? Find out at Victor’s blog!
Enter to win a free copy of The Priority List by David Menasche, a poignant and inspiring memoir about a beloved high school English teacher with terminal brain cancer that undertakes a cross-country journey to reunite with his former students and discovers along the way what is truly important in life. Steve Carell has just been cast to star in a feature film based on the book!
Simon & Schuster is giving away 25 copies of The Priority List. To enter, send an email to Education.Library@simonandschuster.com with the subject line “THE PRIORITY LIST Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.
Deadline: April 30, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)
Delve deeper into the book with discussion questions and an interview with David Menasche!
Seven grandsons, seven journeys, seven authors, one amazing series!
In anticipation of the Seven Sequels (available Fall 2014), Orca Book Publishers is giving away 3 bundles of 7 books in the original Seven Series. To enter to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Seven (the series) contest” and please include your mailing address.
Deadline: May 15, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)
Get pumped for the Seven Sequels series: watch the book trailer!