Contests and giveaways | January 2012

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 SIGNED HARDCOVER COPY OF BLOOD RED ROAD (High School)

To celebrate the release of the paperback version of Blood Red Road (Book 1 in the Dust Lands trilogy) by Moira Young, Simon & Schuster is giving out free signed hardcover copies to 15 lucky winners! To enter to win, send an email to danika@teachingbooks.net with the subject line “Signed Blood Red Road” and include your mailing address. Watch the book trailer here.

Deadline: January 26th, 2012

 

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF TEN BIRDS (Elementary)

Ten Birds is a clever counting book and fable unlike any other — and winner of the 2011 Governor General’s Award for Illustration.

Kids Can Press is giving away five copies of Ten Birds by Cybèle Young. To enter to win, send an email to libraries@kidscan.com with the subject line “Ten Birds Giveaway” and include your mailing address.

Deadline: February 1st, 2012

 

WIN A COPY OF LOVE TWELVE MILES LONG (Elementary)

Enter to win a free copy of Love Twelve Miles Long by Glenda Armand and illustrated by Colin Bootman. Each of the three winners will also receive a poster.

To enter to win, send an email to danika@teachingbooks.net with the subject line “12 Miles giveaway” and include your mailing address.

Deadline: February 2nd, 2012

 

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 all five of their spring 2012 new releases, including The Great Divide, Gopher to the Rescue!, Home in the Cave, The Penguin Lady, and Three Little Beavers!

To enter to win, send an email to danika@teachingbooks.net with the subject line “Sylvan Dell giveaway” and include your mailing address.

Deadline: February 2nd, 2012

 

 

Inspire students with this Author Visit DVD (Elementary)

In this DVD, “Your Story, Your Way,” visit author Barbara Joosse’s 150-year-old stone house and studio in an old woolen mill. Joosse shares her insider tricks to help students write and complete a story.  Grades K-5.

Regularly $69.95, five winners will receive a free DVD and 10-page classroom guide. To enter to win, send an email to streetsing@aol.com with the subject line “Your Story, Your Way Giveaway” and include your mailing address.

Find more resources, including Barbara Joosee’s kid-friendly music, here.

Deadline: February 29th, 2012

 

WHO WAS? SERIES CONTEST & POSTER GIVEAWAY (Elementary)

Enter the Who Was Sweepstakes for a chance to win a dedication to your school or library in the next Who Was book!

Email schoolandlibrary@us.penguingroup.com for a free Who Was poster with contest information and curriculum activities. Each book in the Who Was? series offers a detailed account of a famous figure’s life and historical period. From artists to astronauts, this series covers them all!

Official contest rules and regulations may be found here.

Deadline: April, 2012

 

 

One Response to Contests and giveaways | January 2012

  1. Stephanie Angelette January 20, 2012 at 7:43 am #

    Thank you for this book and media “lottery.” In these tough budget times, we are looking for ways to get new material. What a fun way!

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