Contests & giveaways | June 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 Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays (Elementary and Middle School)

Breakfast on Mars and 37 Other Delectable Essays will inspire students to think differently about the most feared assignment in elementary and middle schools around the country: essay writing.

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

Deadline: July 3, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)

 

WIN A FREE DOWNLOAD OF THE DIGITAL BOOK APP Elmer’s Special Day (Elementary School)

This book app, featuring Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, teaches children about diversity, kindness and camaraderie. Use the record and share feature in the classroom to send recordings to families!

Oceanhouse Media is giving away 5 copies of “Elmer’s Special Day” (app is for Apple devices only). To enter to win, send an email to info@omapp.com with the subject line: “Elmer’s Special Day – contest entry.”

Deadline: July 3, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF Golden Boy (Middle School)

A shocking human rights tragedy brought to light in a story of heartbreak and triumph, Golden Boy tells the story of Habo, a 13-year-old Albino boy in Tanzania, who is forced to flee his family when a poacher threatens his life. To survive, he must not only run, but also find a way to accept himself.

Penguin Young Readers Group is giving away 3 copies of Golden Boy. To enter to win, send an email to schoolandlibrary@us.penguingroup.com with the subject line of “Golden Boy Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

See the book guide.

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

 

WIN A FREE COPY OF Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Still Probably Shouldn’t (High School)

Best-selling author Theodore Gray is back with all-new, spectacular experiments that demonstrate basic principles of chemistry and physics in thrilling, and memorable ways.

Black Dog & Leventhal is giving away 6 copies of MAD SCIENCE 2. To enter to win, send an email to mrockliff@workman.com with the subject line of “Mad Science Drawing” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: July 15, 2013 (Open to US and Canadian addresses)

 

 

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