Contests and giveaways | September 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:

ACTIVITIES TO CELEBRATE JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH! (Elementary)

Follow that Peach!

Mark the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s beloved classic James and the Giant Peach with the new “Follow that Peach” website: www.followthatpeach.com. Here you may print out Peach Grams for your students to send in the mail or send virtual peaches online! Help roll James’s peach across the world!


 

WIN A PiCTURE BOOK BY LOIS EHLERT! (Elementary)

Explore TeachingBooks.net for original multimedia resources with Lois Ehlert, then enter to win her wonderful autumn-themed book Boo to You!

To enter to win a free copy of Boo to You! by Lois Ehlert follow these TWO steps:

 

1.  Click here to “Like” TeachingBooks.net on Facebook

2. Please leave a comment on our Facebook wall about your favorite Lois Ehlert book or fall-themed picture book.

Deadline:  September 22nd, 2011


WIN A FREE COPY OF THE BLOOD LIE! (Middle and High School)

Latent hostility against the Jews erupts in a blood lie when Daisy, a young Gentile girl, disappears in the woods. Cinco Puntos Press is giving away 5 copies of The Blood Lie by Shirley Reza Vernick. To enter to win send an email to jessicapowers@cincopuntos.com with the subject line “Blood Lie Giveaway.”

Deadline: September 23rd, 2011

 

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF MY BROTHER’S SHADOW! (Middle and High School)

Monika Schröder’s novel, My Brother’s Shadow, immerses readers in post-World War I Berlin–a time of chaos, divided loyalties, and everyday horrors. Will young Moritz choose the path of peace? Perfect as a springboard for middle school classroom discussion, this historical novel expands upon world history, politics, and World War I.

To commemorate World Peace Day, September 21, ten copies of the book will be given exclusively to Teachingbooks.net subscribers! To enter to win go to http://www.monikaschroeder.com/my-brothers-shadow-give-away for more details. A guide for teachers is available here.

Deadline: September 26th, 2011

 

SEE ILLUSTRATOR QUENTIN BLAKE LIVE! (Grades K-12)
Celebrate Roald Dahl Day WITH Quentin Blake, the legendary illustrator of Roald Dahl’s most-loved characters. See Quentin Blake LIVE on September 28th at your school or library. Watch him bring to life some of his amazing characters LIVE on stage, hear him talk about working with Roald Dahl and tune in for your chance to ask him questions!

Visit www.quentinblakevirtuallylive.com for more information and to register now!

Deadline: September 28th, 2011

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