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Guest Blogger: Jenny Han

I want my readers to see that they can be all kinds of people and that they aren’t limited to a version of themselves that someone else decided for them. They can be the popular girl, the smart girl, the mean girl, or the screw-up. “Asian American girl” doesn’t denote any one type of person.

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Contests and Giveaways | August 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 Awesome America (Elementary) An accessible and comprehensive timeline and photographic overview of American history for readers ages 8-12 from TIME for […]

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Contests and Giveaways | June 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 Animal Planet Animal Atlas (Elementary) This definitive atlas of animal life from Animal Planet gives students a continent-by-continent and habitat-by-habitat passport […]

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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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