Contests and giveaways | May 2011

We occasionally learn of special, free, and enjoyable opportunities for you that we feel support the mission of TeachingBooks. This month, we hope you enjoy learning about the following opportunities (in order of deadline):

WIN BILINGUAL BOOKS FOR YOUR SCHOOL! (Elementary) Cinco Puntos Press and SpanglishBaby are giving away $500 worth of bilingual books to one lucky elementary school through their “My Bilingual School Library Contest.” (Cinco Puntos Press)

Deadline: May 15th, 2011 Enter to win.


FREE MIDDLE GRADE BOOKS! (Middle School) Five lucky winners will receive a tote bag and a paperback copy of each of the following books: Trauma Queen, This is Me From Now On, Solving Zoe, and Just Another Day in My Insanely Real Life. (Blue Slip Media)

Deadline: May 19, 2011 Enter to win.



ONE YEAR OF FREE E-BOOKS! (Elementary) Sylvan Dell Publishing is giving away a free one-year eBooks Site License (valued at $450) for your school and 10 award-winning paperbacks of your choice! All Sylvan Dell titles are science- and math-themed picture books and include a “For Creative Minds” educational section as well as free online teaching activities, quizzes, and related websites.

Deadline: May 31st, 2011 Enter to win.

WIN A FREE NOVEL BY ANGELA JOHNSON! (High School) Explore for original multimedia resources with Angela Johnson, then enter to win her Coretta Scott King Award-winning book, The First Part Last.

Deadline: May 31st, 2011

To enter to win a free copy of The First Part Last by Angela Johnson click here to “Like” on Facebook.  Please leave a comment on our Facebook wall and you’ll be entered to win.

AUTHOR SKYPE VISIT! (Middle School) Teachers and librarians can request a free Skype visit with Andy Griffiths, the New York Times bestselling author of Killer Koalas From Outer Space, The Cat on the Mat Is Flat, The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow, The Day My Butt Went Psycho and the Just series.

Visits are limited, so submit your request asap. Request a free Skype visit with Andy Griffiths.


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