Contests and Giveaways | January 2016

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 Wandering Woolly (Elementary)

Little Woolly doesn’t want to graze on grass like her mother and the others in her pack; she wants to explore the world. When she follows a hopping frog to the river, Woolly tumbles, and suddenly she is being swept far away from the safety of her mother. Readers will learn facts about woolly mammoths and other extinct Ice Age animals as Little Woolly uses her instincts to make her way back.

Arbordale Publishing is giving away 10 copies of Wandering Woolly by Andrea Gabriel. To enter to win, send an email to PR@arbordalepublishing.com with the subject line of “Woolly Giveaway” and please include your mailing address.

Deadline: January 20, 2016 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Find classroom activities in this Teaching Activity Guide!

 

Win a free copy of The Knowing Book (All ages)

A rabbit and bird’s journey is an inspiring adventure that encourages readers to live life to the fullest and celebrate all that is important in the world.

Boyds Mills Press is giving away 5 copies of The Knowing Book. To enter to win one of those copies, send an email to marketing@boydsmillspress.com with the subject line of “The Knowing Book Giveaway.” Please be sure to include your mailing address.

Deadline: January 22, 2016 (Open to U.S. addresses)

Visit the Personal Website of illustrator Matthew Cordell. 

 

Win a free copy of Spork Out of Orbit (Elementary)

Spork Out of Orbit is the first title in the brand new chapter book series, How to Be an Earthling. Crash!  Trixie can’t believe her eyes—an alien just landed in the school playground! Spork is small and orange and weird. He eats crayons. He thinks the hamster is a third grader. And respect? Spork’s never even heard of the word! But Spork is the best thing to ever happen at school. Trixie has to get him to stay! (Character trait: Respect)

Kane Press is giving away 10 paperback copies of Spork Out of Orbit. To enter to win, send an email to info@kanepress.com with the subject line of “TeachingBooks Spork Out of Orbit.” Please be sure to include your mailing address.

Deadline: January 22, 2016 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Visit the Personal Website of author Nan Walker, aka Mara Rockliff.

 

Win a free copy of A Natural Man: The True Story of John Henry (Elementary)

To celebrate Black History Month, August House is giving away 5 free copies of A Natural Man: The True Story of John Henry by Steve Sanfield and illustrated by Peter Thornton. Like sharing stories and folktales from the world’s great oral traditions? Visit augusthouse.com to find a range of folktales from all over the world.

To enter to win your free copy, send an email to steve@augusthouse.com with the subject line of “John Henry” and write two sentences about how you plan to use this timeless book in your school. Please be sure to include your mailing address.

Deadline: January 26, 2016 (Open to U.S. and Canadian addresses)

Listen to Audio Name Pronunciation with Steve Sanfield.

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2 Responses to Contests and Giveaways | January 2016

  1. Suzanne Costner January 12, 2016 at 11:02 am #

    Wow! What a wonderful assortment of titles to start off the new year. Anyone who is fortunate enough to have their name drawn and receive a free copy will be thanking their lucky stars!

  2. Shelley Ward January 13, 2016 at 10:41 am #

    I love Teaching books! I am always bringing it to my faculty to remind them of this wonderful resource.

    Thank you,
    Shelley Ward
    Waterbridge Elementary School

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