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):
BLACK HISTORY MONTH GIVEAWAY (Elementary)
To enter this contest, answer one of these questions: What do you think about Black History Month? -or- How do you celebrate Black History Month? -or- How do you call Black History Month to the attention of your kids (students or otherwise)?
Lee & Low Books is giving away 3 sets of 3 books featuring African Americans. To enter to win, send an email to email@example.com answering one of the questions above.
Deadline: February 29th, 2012
WIN THREE POWERFUL BOOKS FOR BLACK HISTORY MONTH (Middle and High School)
To celebrate Black History Month, National Geographic Children’s Books is offering a set of three powerful titles to four lucky winners. The titles are: Superman vs the Klu Klux Clan by Rick Bowers, Stolen Into Slavery by Judith and Dennis Fradin, and Marching to the Mountaintop by Ann Bausum.
To enter to win, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Black History Month Giveaway” and include your mailing address.
Deadline: March 2, 2012
WIN A SIGNED PRINT FOR KITE DAY (Elementary)
Celebrate spring with this delightful read-aloud by artist Will Hillenbrand! One lucky winner will receive a signed print of Kite Day: A Bear and Mole Story.
Enter to win by becoming a Facebook fan of Holiday House here and posting a comment mentioning your favorite springtime tradition—and please include “TEACH” in your post!
Be sure to “Like” Will Hillenbrand to find book activities, videos, and more!
Deadline: March 15, 2012
WIN A FREE SIGNED COPY OF THE GREAT MOLASSES FLOOD (Middle to High School)
The incredible story of a bizarre tragedy is perfect for American History curriculum.
Enter to win one of ten signed copies by emailing email@example.com with the subject line “Signed Great Molasses Flood” and include your mailing address.
Watch the book trailer here.
Deadline: March 15, 2012
WIN A FREE COPY OF FALLOUT BY NIKKI TATE (High School)
Orca Soundings are short high-interest novels with contemporary themes, written expressly for teens reading below grade level. Fallout by Nikki Tate tells the story of Tara, who copes with the death of her sister through slam poetry.
Orca Book Publishers is giving away 6 copies of Fallout. To enter to win, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Fallout Giveaway” and include your mailing address.
Deadline: March 16th, 2012
WIN A FREE SCHOOL OR LIBRARY VISIT FROM JAN BRETT (Elementary)
Author and illustrator Jan Brett is giving away a free visit to a school or library. The school or library that has the most parents, teachers, librarians, friends, or supporters who “like” Jan Brett on Facebook will win a free school or library visit from Jan. Anyone over the age of 18 may enter; they do not need to have an affiliation with the school or library for which they are entering.
To enter and to see complete contest rules, please visit Jan’s Facebook page and click the “contest” tab on the left-hand side. You can also find the entry link on Jan’s website.
Deadline: April 9, 2012
Yvonne Jefferson says
Kite Day at the library is my favorite springtime tradition. We read kite stories and then TEACH the children how to make and fly a simple kite. So much fun! We’d love to have a copy of “Kite Day” to share with the children.