Contests and giveaways | August 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 10 FREE BOOKS FROM KANE PRESS! (Elementary) Receive samples of award-winning series books.

For two chances to win just follow Kane Press on Facebook and Twitter by August 31, 2011, and you will be automatically entered in the drawings. Twitter: @KanePress


Deadline: August 31st, 2011


Enter for a chance to win a free copy of Marie-Louise Gay’s Caramba and Henry (Groundwood, 2011).

Deadline: August 31st, 2011 Enter to win.

Open to Canadian educators!


WIN A FREE NOVEL BY WALTER DEAN MYERS! (High School) Explore for original multimedia resources with Walter Dean Myers, then enter to win his Coretta Scott King Award Honor book, Monster.

To enter to win a free copy of Monster by Walter Dean Myers click here to “Like” on Facebook, then please leave a comment on our Facebook wall and you’ll be entered to win.

Deadline: September 15th, 2011


WIN A VISIT FROM AUTHOR JUDY SCHACHNER! (Elementary) Sign up for the Skippy Scoop monthly e-newsletter and be automatically entered for a chance to win the grand prize—a visit from Judy Schachner and a Skippy costume!

To enter, just send an email to with the subject line “Skippy Scoop Sign Up Sweepstakes.” The e-newsletter is free and sweepstakes entry is open to eligible teachers, school librarians, or educators of preschool through 1st grade.

Deadline: November 30th, 2011

WIN A FREE COPY OF A WRINKLE IN TIME! (Elementary & Middle School) Get ready to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the timeless classic A Wrinkle in TimeLearn all about the celebration and events.

To enter to win a free review copy of A Wrinkle in Time, e-mail to share your plans with us and tell us why you love this book!

Deadline: while supplies last through December 1st, 2011

WIN A CLASSROOM VISIT FROM DAVID BIEDRZYCKI! (Elementary) What would you do if you had a pet dragon? Enter this K-3 Student Writing Contest for a chance to win an author visit from David Biedrzycki.

See all contest rules and enter to win.

Deadline: December 31st, 2011 does not receive compensation for sharing these book and author opportunities.

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