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Contests and Giveaways | March 2015

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 One Witch at a Time (Elementary) Magic beans. A beanstalk. Readers will devour Stacy DeKeyser’s clever twist on the classic “Jack […]

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2015 WRAD Blogging Challenge: Week 4

Week 4: March 2 – 8 Speak Your Story: Select a favorite read aloud book and make a video! Val Edwards, Educational Outreach & Training Specialist, reads from Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey (Viking Press 1948). http://teachingbooks.net/media/video/ForumContent/WRADBlogChallenge.mp4

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2015 WRAD Blogging Challenge: Week 3

TeachingBooks.net is preparing for World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) by participating in the WRAD “Speak Your Story” Blogging Challenge! The four week blogging challenge is outlined at The Busy Librarian. World Read Aloud Day is Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Spread the word! #WRAD Week 3: February 23 – March 1 Take a selfie with your favorite kid lit […]

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David Wiesner’s SPOT

Spot by David Wiesner Spot (HMH 2015) is based on a concept that I have been exploring since I was a student at the Rhode Island School of Design. It is the idea of worlds within worlds that a reader can move into and out of through vertical transitions – going deeper and deeper into an image […]

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2015 WRAD Blogging Challenge: Week 1

  TeachingBooks.net is preparing for World Read Aloud Day (WRAD) by participating in the WRAD “Speak Your Story” Blogging Challenge! The four week blogging challenge is outlined at The Busy Librarian.  World Read Aloud Day is Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Spread the word! Week 1: February 9 – February 15 What is your favorite book to read […]

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Guest Blogger: Christian Robinson

When I’m asked how I came to illustrate Patricia Hruby Powell’s Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker (Chronicle Books 2014), my most direct answer is that my agent Steven Malk shared the manuscript with me, after being approached by editors at Chronicle. The more magical response would be that Josephine Baker’s life was an […]






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Contests & Giveaways | February 2015

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 promo code for the Happy Valentine’s Day, Little Critter Book App (Elementary) In Mercer Mayer’s Happy Valentine’s Day, Little Critter, the kids of Critterville are […]

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Guest Blogger: Kathi Appelt

Not long after my dad died, just after Christmas in 1999, I found myself in the throes of intense grief. I had experienced loss before. Grandparents had passed away. Friends had left me, too. But I had never felt the kind of profound sadness that engulfed me when my father died. It caused my knees […]






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Contests & Giveaways | January 2015

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 LET’S CELEBRATE PRESIDENTS’ DAY (Elementary) The stories of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln are told in a single book not […]

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Announcing Our Inaugural Book Discussion!

  TeachingBooks.net is excited to announce that on January 23rd, we will be launching our Virtual Book Discussion series. We are happy to have this opportunity to be in conversation with you as we mix work and play. Use this link to register: TeachingBooks.net Book Discussion. The theme of our first discussion is Immigration, a […]

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