Contests & Giveaways | June 2014

Each month we feature free and enjoyable book contests and giveaways!

We hope you will enjoy the following opportunities as well as the author and book resources available via TeachingBooks.net.

 

WIN A FREE COPY of Oblivion (High School)

One year ago, Callie was found in an abandoned apartment, scrawling words on the wall: “I KILLED HIM. His blood is on my hands. His heart is in my soul. I KILLED HIM.” But she remembers nothing of that night or of the previous thirty-six hours.

Egmont USA is giving away 5 copies of Oblivion by Sasha Dawn. To enter to win, send an email to michellebayuk@egmont.com with the subject line of “Oblivion on TeachingBooks.net” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: June 15, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Learn where Sasha Dawn gets her ideas in this Author Interview!

 

WIN A FREE COPY of The Most Magnificent Thing (Elementary)

For the early grades’ exploration of character education, this picture book offers a perfect example of the rewards of perseverance and creativity.

Kids Can Press is giving away 15 copies of The Most Magnificent Thing. To enter to win, send an email to libraries@kidscan.com with the subject line of “Most Magnificent” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: June 20, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Find inspiration to create your own magnificent thing on the The Most Magnificent Thing Book Website!

 

WIN A FREE COPY of The One Safe Place (Middle Grade)

In a near-future dystopia with echoes of The Giver and Among the Hidden, Tania Unsworth has created an unsettling page-turner—fast-paced, filled with dread—that’s wholly satisfying, and startlingly original.

Algonquin Young Readers is giving away 5 copies of The One Safe Place by Tania Unsworth. To enter to win, send an email to algonquinyr@algonquin.com with the subject line of “The One Safe Place giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: June 24, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)

Read Author Insights to discover Tania Unsworth’s inspiration for The One Safe Place!

 

WIN A FREE COPY of Grizzly Bears of Alaska: Explore the Wild World of Bears (Elementary)

Spend the summer learning all about Alaska’s amazing grizzly bears! This nonfiction children’s book is full of spectacular images from acclaimed wildlife photographer Patrick J. Endres, as well as fascinating facts about the grizzly’s habitat, diet, hibernation, and more.

Sasquatch Books is giving away 10 copies of Grizzly Bears of Alaska. To enter to win, send an email to kreingold@sasquatchbooks.com with the subject line of “Grizzly Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: June 30, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Prepare to share Grizzly Bears of Alaska with this Common Core aligned Teacher’s Guide!

 

WIN A FREE COPY of The Grudge Keeper (Elementary)

The townspeople of Bonnyripple count on Cornelius to file away their tiffs and huffs, squabbles and snits. But when a storm flings the people together and their grudges to the wind, the townsfolk must reconcile to save him.

Peachtree Publishers is giving away 10 copies of this witty and whimsically illustrated picture book, signed by the author, Mara Rockliff!

To enter to win your copy, send an email to niki@peachtree-online.com with the subject line of “Grudge Keeper Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: June 30, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses. No PO Boxes, please.)

Listen to The Grudge Keeper author’s Audio Name Pronunciation!

 

Icon512WIN A FREE COPY of the Book App for Inside Your Outside: All About the Human Body (Elementary)

Come along with the Cat in the Hat in this interactive book app as he takes Sally and Dick for a ride through the human body! Kids will love learning about the human body as they visit the right and left sides of the brain, scuba dive through the blood system, follow food and water through the digestive tract, and a whole lot more!

Oceanhouse Media is giving away 3 copies of Inside Your Outside book app for iOS devices! To enter to win, send an email to press@oceanhousemedia.com with the subject line of “Inside Your Outside Giveaway.”

Deadline: June 30, 2014 (Open to all addresses)

Start your journey with Inside Your Outside: listen to an audio sample from the book app!

 

WIN A FREE COPY of Tankborn (High School)

Kayla and Mishalla, two genetically engineered non-human slaves (GENs), fall in love with higher-status boys, discover deep secrets about the creation of GENs, and in the process find out what it means to be human.

Tu Books, an imprint of Lee & Low Books, is giving away 3 signed copies of Tankborn by Karen Sandler. Enter to win here.

Deadline: June 30, 2014 (Open to U.S. addresses)

Delve into Tankborn with these Discussion Questions!

 

WIN A FREE COPY of Whose Trees Are These?  (Elementary)

To live without trees… Is this an option? Have you ever wondered about the role of trees in nature or their relationship to the rest of the environment? Whose Trees Are These? includes scientific details in both the text and illustrations.

Peanut Butter Press is giving away 10 hardcover copies of Whose Trees Are These? To enter to win, send an email to info@peanutbutterpress.ca with the subject line of “Whose Trees Are These? – Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: July 8, 2014 (Open to all addresses)

Use this Teachers’ Guide to explore Whose Trees Are These? page by page! 

 

WIN A FREE COPY of Gertie Gorilla’s Glorious Gift plus an audio CD, narrated by the author (Elementary)

Gertie Gorilla’s Glorious Gift is one of 26 titles in the award-winning Animal Antics A to Z series. Each title supports letter/sound recognition, an essential skill in the learning-to-read process. Kids will relate to Gertie’s plan to give Godfrey Goat a grand and glorious gift for his birthday. But the gift gets grubby in a soggy, boggy gulch. What will Gertie do?

Kane Press is giving away 10 paperback copies (plus audio CDs) of Gertie Gorilla’s Glorious Gift. To enter to win, send an email to info@kanepress.com with the subject line of “TeachingBooks Gertie” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: July 15, 2014 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Sample the audio CD for Gertie Gorilla’s Glorious Gift with this Book Reading!

 

 

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