Contests & giveaways | April 2013

Each month we share information about 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 Missing Mommy: A Book About Bereavement (Elementary)

Honest and straightforward, this touching story explores the many emotions a bereaved child may experience, from anger and guilt to sadness and bewilderment. Ultimately, Missing Mommy focuses on the positive—the recognition that the child is not alone but still part of a family that loves and supports him.

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group is giving away 5 copies of Missing Mommy by Rebecca Cobb. To enter to win, send an email to kidsschoolandlibrary@macmillanusa.com with the subject line of “Missing Mommy Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: April 24, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)

 

CELEBRATE SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTHDAY WITH A FOLGER GIVEAWAY (High School)

The Bard turns 449 on April 23rd. Celebrate with the New Folger Library Shakespeare! The Folger Library, along with Simon & Schuster, is giving away two sets of the Shakespeare’s most widely-taught plays: Romeo & Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Othello, and Julius Caesar.

To enter to win, complete this entry form.

Visit folger.edu and http://series.simonandschuster.com/Folger-Shakespeare-Library for more information on the Folger editions. Find lesson plans, like this one, on TeachingBooks.

Deadline: April 24, 2013 (Open to US addresses only)

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF Danny, Who Fell in a Hole (Elementary & Middle School)

Danny finds himself stranded at the bottom of a giant construction hole, armed with nothing but his school backpack, his wits — and the company of a poetry-spouting mole …

Groundwood Books is giving away 5 copies of Danny, Who Fell in a Hole. To enter to win, send an email to news@groundwoodbooks.com with the subject line of “DANNY CONTEST” and please include your mailing address.

See the book guide.

Deadline: April 30, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF Steam Train, Dream Train & a train whistle (Elementary)

Chronicle Books is giving away 3 copies of Steam Train, Dream Train and a custom train whistle! From the team that created the #1 New York Times Bestseller Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site. Toot Toot!

To enter to win, complete this entry form.

Deadline: April 30, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice (High School)

Enter to win a copy of Indivisible: Poems for Social Justice edited by Gail Bush and Randy Meyer. This anthology has over 50 works of poetry by 20th century writers on issues related to social justice and includes a foreword by rapper and social activist COMMON.

Norwood House Press is giving away 5 free copies of Indivisible. To enter to win, send an email to info@norwoodhousepress.com with the subject line “Indivisible” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: May 10, 2013 (Open to US addresses only)

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF The Matchbox Diary by Paul Fleischman (Elementary)

The Matchbox Diary by Newbery Medalist Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline, has received four starred reviews. According to Publishers Weekly, The Matchbox Diary is “a powerful introduction to the American immigrant story, and fine inspiration for a classroom project.”

Candlewick Press is giving away 10 copies of The Matchbox Diary with a poster and Teachers’ Guide featuring Common Core connections. To enter to win, send an email to anne.irza-leggat@candlewick.com with the subject line of “The Matchbox Diary Contest” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: May 10, 2013 (Open to US addresses only)

 

WIN A FREE SUBSCRIPTION FOR Text2Reader (Middle School)

Text2Reader is a monthly Language Arts program for grades 6-
8. Receive one full year (8 editions to retrieve online). Each issue is 
aligned with Common Core.

Orca Book Publishers is giving away 1 subscription for Text2Reader. To enter 
to win, send an email to text2reader@orcabook.com with the subject line of
”T2R & TeachingBooks.net” and please include your mailing address.

Learn more about Text2Reader at: http://www.text2reader.com

Deadline: May 15, 2013 (Open to US addresses only)

 

 

 

 

 

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