Contests and Giveaways | December 2015

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

Win a free copy of Gemina, The Crooked-Neck Giraffe (Elementary)

Gemina was the most famous resident of the Santa Barbara Zoo. The Baringo giraffe had an unusual bend in her long neck, but she didn’t let that get in the way of taking treats from the children who visited her or activities with her herd. Her story is an inspiration to all.

Santa Barbara Zoo Press is giving away 5 copies of Gemina, The Crooked-Neck Giraffe. To enter to win, fill out the form at this link.

Deadline: December 15, 2015 (Open to U.S. addresses)

Have fun imagining and celebrating Gemina with this Activity Kit.


Win a free copy of This Is Where It Ends! (High School)

This explosive, emotional debut about a high school held hostage is told over fifty-four harrowing minutes from the perspective of four teens—each with their own reason to fear the boy with the gun.

Sourcebooks is giving away 15 copies of This Is Where It Ends. To enter to win, send an email to with the subject line of “This Is Where It Ends Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: December 31, 2015 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Start conversations with your students using this Discussion Guide.


Win a free copy of Leo: A Ghost Story with an activity kit and tote bag! (Elementary)

Chronicle Books is giving away 10 copies of Leo: A Ghost Story with tote bag and activity kit! To enter to win, send an email to with the subject line of “TB Giveaway”  and let us know what your favorite Chronicle title is and why. Please include your mailing address in the email.

Deadline:  January 2, 2016 (Open to U.S. addresses)

What do you think about ghosts? Watch the Book Trailer.


Win a free Secrets boxed set! (High School)

Seven bestselling authors team up for the Secrets, a series of linked historical YA novels that can be read in any order. Themes include racism, identity and WWII.

Orca Book Publishers is giving away 3 boxed sets of Secrets. To enter to win, send an email to with the subject line “Free Secrets boxed set” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: January 31, 2016 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Visit the Series Website to see the trailer, hear the audio samples, and more.

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