Contests and giveaways | March 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 FREE COPY OF VODNÍK (High School)

 

When Tomas, a Roma teen, moves back with his family to Slovakia, he finds that the folk tale creatures he befriended as a young boy are more dangerous than he knew. Lee & Low Books is giving away 3 copies of VODNÍK.

 

To enter to win, send an email to publicity@leeandlow.com. The subject line should be “Vodník contest entry” and please include your mailing address.

 

Deadline: March 29, 2012

WIN A FREE SET OF KOKESHI BOOKS (All ages)

Kokeshi are little dolls in a bright, big world! Meet the Kokeshi in Kimonos, then spend the day with Aoki and Yumi as they show you’re their school, friends, family, adorable wardrobes and get ready for fun and adventure. Along the way you’ll learn about Japanese culture and even learn a little Japanese.

Enter to win one of 3 sets by emailing danika@teachingbooks.net with the subject line “Kokeshi Books” and include your mailing address.

See the book trailer, download activities, and more.

Deadline: April 6, 2012

WIN A FREE COPY OF A WRINKLE IN TIME, 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION (Middle School)

This special edition includes new material including an introduction by Katherine Paterson, photographs, and scrapbook memorabilia that has never been in print before.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group is giving away 10 copies of A WRINKLE IN TIME, 50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION plus a special limited tote bag! To enter to win, send an email to KidsSchoolandLibrary@macmillanUSA.com and include your mailing address.

Please note: by entering, you will also be signed up to receive e-newsletters with great book info and author features from Macmillan. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Deadline: April 6, 2012

WIN A FREE COPY OF HELP ME LEARN ADDITION (Elementary)

Jean Marzollo’s second book in her series, Help Me Learn Addition, is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. This book teaches children how to connect numbers with value and introduces them to mathematical equations with rhyming text and bright photographs.

For a chance to win a copy, click here to “Like” Holiday House on Facebook—please be sure to include “TEACH” in your post and also let us know your first math memory from childhood.

Deadline: April 6, 2012

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF BINK & GOLLIE, TWO FOR ONE AND A MATCHING T-SHIRT (Elementary)

Your favorite marvelous companions are back! Meet them at the fair in this delightfully droll sequel to the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award-winning Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo and Alison McGhee.

Enter to win one of five copies by emailing danika@teachingbooks.net with the subject line “Bink and Gollie: Two for One” and include your mailing address.

Learn more about the book here and see the book’s website here.

Deadline: May 4, 2012

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