Contests and giveaways | November 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 A FREE COPY OF GALAXY GAMES: THE CHALLENGERS (Middle Grade)

Looking for a great book for boys? In this hilarious middle-grade romp through space, 11-year-old Ty Sato gets a chance to compete in the biggest sporting event in the universe. Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books, is giving away 5 copies of Galaxy Games: The Challengers by Greg R. Fishbone.

To enter, send an email to publicity@leeandlow.com with the subject line “Galaxy Games Giveaway” and include your mailing address (US addresses only).

Deadline: November 25, 2011


WIN A FREE PRIZE PACK FOR THE GUARDIANS OF CHILDHOOD SERIES BY WILLIAM JOYCE! (Elementary and Middle School)

This prize pack includes: a signed limited-edition print, a Guardians of Childhood tote bag, a series poster, a classroom event kit with an oversized storybook, a copy of the picture book Man in the Moon, and a copy of the chapter book Nicholas St. North and the Battle of the Nightmare King.

To enter to win, send an email to danika@TeachingBooks.net with the subject line “Guardians of Childhood Prize Pack” and include your mailing address.

Enjoy the following resources created for the Guardians of Childhood series: Watch William Joyce’s video for teachers & librarians, download resources and activities, and, visit the official Guardians of Childhood series website.

Deadline: December 2, 2011 at 11:59 PM


WIN A FREE COPY OF CARAMBA AND HENRY! (Elementary)

Enter for a chance to win a free copy of Marie-Louise Gay’s Caramba and Henry.

To enter to win, send an email to trish@anansi.cawith the subject line “TeachingBooks CARAMBA & HENRY Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Enjoy the following video with the book: Watch Marie-Louise Gay demonstrate her book-making process in her studio.

Deadline: December 3, 2011


WIN A COPY OF OLIVE’S OCEAN BY KEVIN HENKES! (Middle and High School)

Explore TeachingBooks.net for original multimedia resources with Kevin Henkes then enter to win his Newbery Honor book Olive’s Ocean.

To enter to win a free copy of  Olive’s Ocean by Kevin Henkes, 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 Kevin Henkes book.

Deadline:  December 5th, 2011


ASPIRING WRITERS ESSAY CONTEST (High School)

Do you know someone age 13+ who dreams of being a published author? Literary agents and renowned authors will offer manuscript critiques to six winners of an essay contest about stories in the young adult anthology What You Wish For.

See all contest rules (http://bookwish.org/contest)

Deadline: February 1st, 2012

 

 

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